Father of the Declaration Of Independence
Thomas Jefferson was Born April 13, 1743 at Shadwell Goochland
(now Albermarle)county Va.
Jane, Jane, Martha, Lucy and Anna Scott
Married Martha Wayles skelton on October 19, 1748 in "Monticello"
Martha, Mary and Lucy Elizabeth
(Two daughters and a son died in infancy)
"Monticello" in Charlottsville, Va.
Graduated in 1762 from William and Mary in Williamsburg Va.
Farmer, writer and Lawyer
Colonel, Virginia militia 1770-1779
Member Va. House of Burgess
Delegate to the Continental Congress
Delegate to the Virginia House of Representatives
Governor of Virginia
Commissioner and Minister to France
Secretary of State
President two terms
March, 4 1801 in the Senate Chamber, at the age of 57
Thomas Jefferson - First and Second Term Inaugural Address
Two terms (March 4, 1801-March 4, 1809)
First Term: Aaron Burr
Second Term: George Clinton
SUPREME COURT APPOINTMENTS
William Johnson (1804)
Henry Brockholst Livingston (1807)
Thomas Todd (1807)
STATES ADMITTED TO THE UNION
SECRETARY OF STATE
James Madison (1801-1809)
SECRETARY OF TREASURY
Samuel Dexter (1801)
Albert Gallatin (1801-1809)
SECRETARY OF WAR
Henry Dearborn (1801-1809)
Levi Lincoln (1801-1804)
Robert Smith (1805)
John Breckinridge (1805-1806)
Caesar A. Rodney (1807-1809)
SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
Benjamin Stoddert (1801)
Robert Smith (1801-1809)
Joseph Habersham (1801)
Gideon Granger (1801-1809)
POST PRESIDENCY LIFE
Planter, writer, and educator
July 4, 1826 "Monticello" Charlottsville, Va. at the age of 83
"Monticello," Charlottsville, Va.
Monticello, Charlotsville, Va. (Homestead and Grave)
Poplar Forest, Bedford County, Va (Homestead Retreat)
Thomas Jefferson Memorial , Washington D.C.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial , Keystone, South Dakota
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"If once the people become inattentive to the public affairs, you and I, and Congress and Assemblies, Judges and Governors, shall all become wolves. It seems to be the law of our general nature, in spite of individual exceptions."
~ Thomas Jefferson