Who Won the 1841 United States Presidential Appointment?

John Tyler

John Tyler
Date: 
Apr 4, 1841
% Of Vote: 
Appointed
Party: 
Whig
John Tyler was elected vice president on the 1840 Whig ticket with William Henry Harrison, and became president after his Harrison's death in April 1841. He initially was going to seek election to a full term, but had lost the support of both Whigs and Democrats, and he withdrew.