President John Tyler(#10) was the first U.S. president to be photographed while in office. John Quincy Adams(#6), Andrew Jackson(#7) & Martin VanBuren(#8) were all photographed after serving as President of the U.S.. William Henry Harrison(#9) didn't have time to sit for a photograph. He died only after a month in office.
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