President John Tyler’s grandson, Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr., dies 175 years after his grandfather left the White House

For many Americans, going two generations back takes them to World War II.



a group of people sitting at a table using a laptop: Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. signs his name on the inside of a desk drawer with other descendants of past presidents who gathered in Washington in August 2018.


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Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. signs his name on the inside of a desk drawer with other descendants of past presidents who gathered in Washington in August 2018.

For Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr., who died September 26, two generations stretched to a century earlier, when steam locomotives ruled the land and his grandfather was 10th president of the United States.

Tyler, 95, was the grandson of John Tyler, who served as president from 1841 to 1845.

He died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. A younger brother is among his survivors.

That someone in the 21st century could have a grandfather who knew Thomas Jefferson can be attributed to late-in-life paternity, second wives and longevity in his family: Three generations of Tyler men spanned an incredible 230 years.

While Tyler, a World War II veteran, lawyer and history professor at the Virginia Military Institute and The Citadel, was proud of his ancestor and spoke about him, it was not what defined his life.

His daughter, Susan Selina Pope Tyler, said Thursday that her father was a humble and compassionate man of faith who mentored others.

“He was kind and loving to everyone, even the marginalized,” Susan Tyler wrote in remarks planned for a memorial service next week, which she shared with CNN.

“I’ve had many share with me how my father affected their lives, through his advice or his practical help.”

Tyler lived in Franklin, Tennessee, at the time of his passing. He grew up in Virginia. His younger brother, Harrison Ruffin Tyler, 91, is now the last surviving grandson of the president.

John Tyler was elected vice president in 1840, but he was thrust into the role of commander-in-chief when President William Henry Harrison died just one month into office. His detractors consequently called him “His Accidency.”

While most historians don’t place him high in the pantheon of presidents, Tyler’s family said he should be remembered for his honesty and integrity — even if it cost him politically.

President Tyler, who served one term, fathered 15 children. His first wife, Letitia, had eight children before dying in 1842, and second wife Julia had seven. John Tyler was 63 when son Lyon Gardiner Tyler Sr. was born.

Lyon Sr., who went on to become president of William & Mary, was 71 when Lyon Jr. was born to his second wife.

The younger Lyon was a lawyer before turning to an academic career.

While John Tyler was a slave owner, his great-granddaughter Susan Tyler said her father and late mother, Lucy Jane Pope Tyler, championed civil rights.

Lyon Tyler Jr. himself had a bit of humor about being related to a US president.

“I heard too much about presidents growing up,” he wrote in one speech he delivered. He related that when he was three or four, a woman asked, “Are you going to be President when you grow up?” He answered, ‘I’ll

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President John Tyler’s grandson, Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr., dies at 95

For many Americans, going two generations back takes them to World War II.



a group of people sitting at a table using a laptop: Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. signs his name on the inside of a desk drawer with other descendants of past presidents who gathered in Washington in August 2018.


© Bill O’Leary/The Washington Post/Getty Images
Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr. signs his name on the inside of a desk drawer with other descendants of past presidents who gathered in Washington in August 2018.

For Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr., who died September 26, two generations stretched to a century earlier, when steam locomotives ruled the land and his grandfather was 10th president of the United States.

Tyler, 95, was the grandson of John Tyler, who served as president from 1841 to 1845.

He died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. A younger brother is among his survivors.

That someone in the 21st century could have a grandfather who knew Thomas Jefferson can be attributed to late-in-life paternity, second wives and longevity in his family: Three generations of Tyler men spanned an incredible 230 years.

While Tyler, a World War II veteran, lawyer and history professor at the Virginia Military Institute and The Citadel, was proud of his ancestor and spoke about him, it was not what defined his life.

His daughter, Susan Selina Pope Tyler, said Thursday that her father was a humble and compassionate man of faith who mentored others.

“He was kind and loving to everyone, even the marginalized,” Susan Tyler wrote in remarks planned for a memorial service next week, which she shared with CNN.

“I’ve had many share with me how my father affected their lives, through his advice or his practical help.”

Tyler lived in Franklin, Tennessee, at the time of his passing. He grew up in Virginia. His younger brother, Harrison Ruffin Tyler, 91, is now the last surviving grandson of the president.

John Tyler was elected vice president in 1840, but he was thrust into the role of commander-in-chief when President William Henry Harrison died just one month into office. His detractors consequently called him “His Accidency.”

While most historians don’t place him high in the pantheon of presidents, Tyler’s family said he should be remembered for his honesty and integrity — even if it cost him politically.

President Tyler, who served one term, fathered 15 children. His first wife, Letitia, had eight children before dying in 1842, and second wife Julia had seven. John Tyler was 63 when son Lyon Gardiner Tyler Sr. was born.

Lyon Sr., who went on to become president of William & Mary, was 71 when Lyon Jr. was born to his second wife.

The younger Lyon was a lawyer before turning to an academic career.

While John Tyler was a slave owner, his great-granddaughter Susan Tyler said her father and late mother, Lucy Jane Pope Tyler, championed civil rights.

Lyon Tyler Jr. himself had a bit of humor about being related to a US president.

“I heard too much about presidents growing up,” he wrote in one speech he delivered. He related that when he was three or four, a woman asked, “Are you going to be President when you grow up?” He answered, ‘I’ll

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Tyler Kistner For U.S. House

PRIOR LAKE, MN — The 2020 election is heating up in Minnesota and there are plenty of races with candidates eager to serve in elected office. Eyes are primarily focused on the presidential election, but voters will also decide the outcome of seats in the United States House.

Patch asked candidates to answer questions about their campaigns and will be publishing candidate profiles as election day draws near.

Tyler Kistner, a Prior Lake resident, is running for U.S. House of Representatives District 2.

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Age: 32
Party affiliation: Republican Party
Family: Wife – Marie, Daughter – Elodie (3 Years Old)
Occupation: Marine Corps Special Operations Forces Officer (9 years in the Marine Corp)
Previous elected experience: None
Family members in government: No
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The single most pressing issue facing our state is _______, and this is what I intend to do about it.

We need to reopen our economy and get people back to work. Too many small businesses in Minnesota are suffering because they can’t reopen at full capacity. Many of our local restaurants in particular are only allowed to serve customers at 50 percent capacity and this is simply unacceptable. When elected I will work with other lawmakers to get these businesses fully open so they can provide for their families.

What are the critical differences between you and the other candidates seeking this post?

I am the only candidate in this race who wants to fully re-open our economy back up. I am the only candidate that supports our law enforcement and I have backed our local police departments 100 percent. I am the only candidate in this race who is actually following the rule of law as my opponent is trying to overturn a state law, implemented by her own party, to change the date of the election and throw this election into chaos.

What accomplishments in your past would you cite as evidence you can handle this job?

As a Marine Special Operations Forces Officer, I have been in harms way many times. I know what it’s like to handle a tough job because in my previous job, in the elite Marine Raiders, I was deployed overseas four times commanding over 500 personnel and overseeing over $100 million in budget and assets. I have commanded some of this nation’s finest men and women in some of the most chaotic and uncertain situations and when elected to congress I will serve my constituents with the same determination and commitment that I had when I served my country in the Marine Corps.

What steps should state government take to bolster economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic for local businesses?

As previously stated, we need to fully re-open our economy and get folks back to work. The state of Minnesota needs to make sure that folks have every means at their disposal to provide for their families and I will fight to make sure that happens.

How

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‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’ free live stream: How to watch Episodes 9 & 10 online without cable

“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” is airing the 9th and 10th episodes of its 9th season on Wednesday, Sep. 30 at 8 p.m. The series stars LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Allen Payne, Larramie “Doc” Shaw, and others.

Here’s the information you’ll need to watch a free live stream of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” online without cable.

“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” premieres both new episodes of its 9th season on Wednesday, Sep. 30 at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on BET. It will be followed by back-to-back episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

If you’re a cord-cutter or don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” on Philo (free trial) or Fubo TV (free trial). Both streaming services offer seven-day free trials.

You can use the channel finder on your provider’s website to locate it: Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, DIRECTV, Dish.

If you missed an episode of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” or want to binge watch the series online as it becomes available, check out Philo (free trial) or Fubo TV (free trial). Both streaming services offer seven-day free trials.

According to the official description of the BET series: Atlanta firefighter Curtis “Pops” Payne thinks his home is his castle, but he needs a bigger moat. His nephew CJ and kids have invaded the place for an extended stay, and money-challenged son Calvin also keeps showing up, mainly around meal time and on laundry day. Thankfully, Curtis has loving but no-nonsense wife Ella to help him keep it together.

Here’s a look at “House of Payne,” courtesy of the show’s official YouTube channel:

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‘Tyler Perry’s House of Payne’ free live stream: How to watch Episodes 7 & 8 online without cable

“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” is airing the 7th and 8th episodes of its 9th season on Wednesday, Sep. 23 at 8 p.m. The series stars LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Allen Payne, Larramie “Doc” Shaw, and others.

Here’s the information you’ll need to watch a free live stream of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” online without cable.

“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” premieres both new episodes of its 9th season on Wednesday, Sep. 23 at 8 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. on BET. It will be followed by back-to-back episodes of “Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living” at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

If you’re a cord-cutter or don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” on Philo (free trial) or Fubo TV (free trial). Both streaming services offer seven-day free trials.

You can use the channel finder on your provider’s website to locate it: Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Comcast Xfinity, Spectrum/Charter, Optimum/Altice, DIRECTV, Dish.

If you missed an episode of “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” or want to binge watch the series online as it becomes available, check out Philo (free trial) or Fubo TV (free trial). Both streaming services offer seven-day free trials.

According to the official description of the BET series: Atlanta firefighter Curtis “Pops” Payne thinks his home is his castle, but he needs a bigger moat. His nephew CJ and kids have invaded the place for an extended stay, and money-challenged son Calvin also keeps showing up, mainly around meal time and on laundry day. Thankfully, Curtis has loving but no-nonsense wife Ella to help him keep it together.

Here’s a look at “House of Payne,” courtesy of the show’s official YouTube channel:

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Tensions rise in the house as Tyler makes a HUGE decision

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If you’ve been keeping up with the live feeds at all, you know it’s been a tumultuous, tension-filled few days in the Big Brother house. Things were already a little heated when Christmas nominated Bayleigh and Da’Vonne to go home — Bayleigh in particular felt betrayed because she thought they had a good relationship, but there’s also the tension that comes with more POC players being targeted and picked off by a big group, which has happened in multiple seasons. But tensions started boiling over after the POV competition, when a number of things happened to create a combustible situation. I’ll be talking plenty about the live feeds, most of which will probably be in tomorrow’s recap because that’s when most of the controversial stuff goes down, but for now let’s dig into what we see in the episode, including the POV competition, and how that leads to a rather uncomfortable house.

After the nomination ceremony, Bayleigh is pretty upset. She tells Da’Vonne she’s ready to go home. It seems like she and Christmas connected on a game and personal level, so she feels betrayed. She’s sick of it all, and especially sick of battling against the main group for a shred of power. So, Bayleigh goes to talk to Christmas about why she was put up, and Christmas is in tears, super-emotional about the whole thing. Things get very complicated later, in terms of emotions and motivations and optics, but this is the beginning. Christmas playing victim rubs Bayleigh the wrong way; she’s frustrated that she thought she had an ally and now she has to comfort her when she’s the one on the block and possibly going home.

This is where Tyler gets tossed into the mix, and he’ll be important to a lot of the drama later. He’s very clearly been playing with everyone in the house, much like he did on his previous season, and now it’s starting to cost him. He’s stretched thin trying to keep everyone happy, and people are starting to catch on that he has some sort of deal with everyone. So Da’Vonne tells Dani and Nicole about Tyler throwing Dani under the bus and saying she wanted to target Bayleigh and Da’Vonne, which sends Dani to Christmas to suggest that Tyler is trying to make sure the girls all hate each other and don’t form an alliance against the guys controlling the game. As always, there’s a ton of half-truths and faux loyalty here. All this talk will eventually lead to something happening because the Committee members will have to turn on each other at some point, but for now they’re in control and it doesn’t look like much is changing.

That brings us to the veto competition. Christmas, Bayleigh, Da’Vonne, Dani, and Nicole all line up to start, while Ian, who was chosen to play, has to sit out for medical reasons. The players are gathered at a makeshift track. They must get into a runner’s starting

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