Thomas Jefferson

Events

Jefferson was born

April 13,1743

Jefferson was born in Shadwell, Virginia

educated at the college of William and Mary

1760 - 1762

college was located in Williamsburg, Virginia

drafted declaration of independence

1775

he was a delegate to the continental congress

entered Virginia house of delegates in 1779 elected govenor

1776

fought for separation of church and state

appointed secretary of state

december 31,1793

by George Washington

elected vice president

1796

elected president

1800

re-elected president

1804

retired from office

1809

death

July 4, 1826