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Lyon Gardiner Tyler was the son of John Tyler (1790-1862) and his second wife Julia Gardiner Tyler. He received a master's degree from the University of Virginia and was professor at the College of William and Mary and principal of Memphis Academy. He established a law practice in Richmond and served in the Virginia House of Delegates. He became president of William and Mary in 1888, serving until 1919. Tyler married twice, to Anne Baker Tucker Tyler (1860-1921) and to Sue Ruffin Tyler who died in 1953. Tyler founded the i> and i> and was the author of the i> and i>. He edited i> and the i>. Tyler served as president of the College of William and Mary from 1888 until 1919.
Farmer's Account Book, Williamsburg, Virginia 1909-1911, (MsV Af23 Oversize), Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. https://scrcguides.libraries.wm.edu/repositories/2/resources/5600 Accessed January 29, 2020.