Robert Tyler (Confederate Register of the Treasury)

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Robert Tyler
Secretary to the President of the United States
In office
1841 – March 4, 1845
Preceded byHenry Huntington Harrison
Succeeded byJoseph Knox Walker
Confederate Register of the Treasury
In office
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byPosition abolished
Personal details
Born(1816-09-09)September 9, 1816
DiedDecember 3, 1877(1877-12-03) (aged 61)
(m. 1839)

Robert Tyler (September 9, 1816 – December 3, 1877) was the eldest son of John Tyler, the tenth President of the United States, and Letitia Christian Tyler.[1][better source needed] He served as the Confederate Register of the Treasury during the American Civil War.[1][better source needed] Previously, Tyler served as private secretary for his father's presidential administration.[1][better source needed] In later life, he served as the editor of the Montgomery Advertiser.[1][better source needed]

His wife, Priscilla, served in place of the First Lady of the United States from September 10, 1842, to June 26, 1844, between the death of her mother-in-law and President Tyler's remarriage to Julia Gardiner Tyler.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d "Robert Tyler (1816 - 1877) - Find A Grave Memorial". Retrieved June 10, 2016.
  2. ^ "Letitia Tyler Biography :: National First Ladies' Library". December 28, 1907. Retrieved June 16, 2016.