Thomas Jefferson

Events

Jefferson's Birth

1743

Attended the College of William and Mary

1760 - 1762

Came into inheritance

1764

Elected to House of Burgesses

1768

Served as Governor of Virginia

1779 - 1781

Elected Delegate to Congress

1783

Served as first US Secretary of State

1790 - 1793

Served as US Vice President

1797 - 1801

Served as US President

1801 - 1809

Louisana Purchase concluded

1803

Retired from presidency and public life

1809

Jefferson's Death

1826