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David Gardiner Tyler, American judge. member Virginia Senate, 1891-1892 and 1900-1904; member 53d and 54th Congresses (1893-1897), 2d Virginia District.

Background

Tyler, David Gardiner was born on July 12, 1846 in East Hampton, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of John Tyler (10th President United States) and Julia (Gardiner) Tyler.

Education

Student, Washington College (now Washington and Lee University), 1862-1863. Served in college company in C.S.A., 1863-1864, in 1st Virginia Artillery, 1864-1865. Student Carlsruhe, Baden, Germany, 1865-1867.

Graduate law school, Washington College, 1869.

Career

Democratic presidential elector, 1888. Member Virginia Senate, 1891-1892 and 1900-1904. Member 53d and 54th Congresses (1893-1897), 2d Virginia District.

Judge, 14th Judicial Circuit, Virginia, terms 1904-1920. Director Eastern Eastern State Hospital, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1884-1886. Visitor William and Mary College, Virginia, 1876-1904.

Membership

Member Virginia Senate, 1891-1892 and 1900-1904. Member 53d and 54th Congresses (1893-1897), 2d Virginia District.

Connections

Married Mary Morris Jones, June 6, 1894.

father:
John Tyler (10th President United States) Tyler

mother:
Julia (Gardiner) Tyler

spouse:
Mary Morris Jones