Thomas Jefferson

Events

Born in Shadwell in Albemarle County, Virginia

April 13, 1743

Attended College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, VA

March 1760 - 1762

Admitted to the Virginia Bar as a Lawyer

1767

Elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses

1768

Married Martha Wayles

January 1, 1772

Elected to Second Continental Congress

1775

Signed the Declaration of Independence

July 4, 1776

Governer of Virginia

1779 - 1781

President of the United States

March 4, 1801 - March 4, 1809

Died at Monticello, VA at age 83

July 4, 1826