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Thomas Jefferson
Third U.S. President

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March 4, 1801 - March 3, 1809

VICE PRESIDENT (1st term)
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Aaron Burr

VICE PRESIDENT (2nd term)
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George Clinton

starbar.gif (1814 bytes) BORN:  April 13, 1743

Thomas Jefferson's wife Martha died in 1782 and Jefferson never remarried.  There was no FIRST Lady during his presidency.


      Shadwell, Virginia
CHILDREN:  1 son, 5 daughters
      *Grandson was first child born in White House
PROFESSION:  Attorney / Inventor
POLITICAL PARTY:  Democratic-Republican
HOME STATE:  Virginia
POLITICAL OFFICES:  Delegate to Continental Congress, Governor (VA), Diplomat to France, Secretary of State, Vice President
AUTHOR OF THE UNITED STATES DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
PETS:  Mockingbird, two live Bears in cages on White House Lawn
DIED:  July4, 1826  (Age - 83)
          LAST WORDS:  "Is it the Fourth?."
          BURIED:  Monticello, Virginia
"Never did a prisoner, released from his chains, feel such relief as I shall on shaking off the shackles of power.  Nature intended me for the tranquil pursuits of science."  Written March 2, 1809... the night before Madison was inaugurated.

 

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James Madison

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