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Tyler, David Gardiner (1846-1927)

Tyler, David Gardiner (1846-1927)
Historical Note
David Gardiner "Gardie" Tyler, 1846-1927, son of US President John Tyler. During the Civil War, the 16-year-old Gardie dropped out of Washington College to enlist in the Confederate Army. After the war, he studied in Germany and became a lawyer. He settled in Charles City County, Virginia. He served in the Virginia state senate (1891-1892 and 1899-1904) and in the U.S. House of Representatives (1893-1897). He was a circuit court judge in Virginia from 1904 until his death in 1927. Further information about this individual or organization may be available in the Special Collections Research Center Wiki: http://scrc.swem.wm.edu/wiki/index.php/David Gardiner Tyler.

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Records or Manuscript Collections
Tyler Family Papers, Group A, 1716-1946