Which US president had 15 children?
- John Tyler
The 10th U.S. President, John Tyler fathered an impressive 15 children between two wives! Tyler met his first wife; Letitia Christian in 1808, after a five-year courtship the two married in 1813 and went on to parent eight children! Letitia died aged 52 in 1842 during Tyler’s presidential term (April 4, 1841 – March 4, 1845). In 1844 Tyler remarried to Julia Gardiner, a woman 30 years his junior with whom he fathered another seven children. Astonishingly, two of Tyler’s grandsons are still live today despite his death 153 years ago!
- Abraham Lincoln
- Theordore Roosevelt
- George Washington