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Thomas Jefferson

Alias: Commander in Chief

Status: Located

Email: This address has been marked Private.

Birthday: April 13

Spouse/Partner: Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson 1772-1782

Children: Father of 12 : 6 with Martha Jefferson, 6 with Sally Hemings

Employer: The United States of America

U.S. Armed Forces: Colonel - Virginia Militia - Start: 1770 End: 1779

Distinguished Career:

Attorney - Admitted to Bar 1767

U.S. House of Burgesses 1769

Colonel, Virginia Militia 1770-1779

Member of the William and Mary Board of Visitors 1772

U.S. Virginia House of Delegates 1776-1779

U.S. Governor, State of Virginia 1779-1781

U.S. Leader Confederate Delegation 1783

U.S. Minister to France 1785

U.S. Secretary of State 1789-1794

U.S. Vice President 1797-1801

President, The American Philosophical Society 1797-1801

Designer, Lewis and Clark Expedition 1801

U.S. President 1801-1809

Artful Statesman, The Louisiana Purchase 1803

Designer, University of Virginia 1809

EDUCATION

Latin and Greek 1752 under Reverend William Douglas 1752

Classical Language and Mathematics 1757

College of William and Mary 1760-1763

AUTHOR

"A Summary View of The Rights of British America" 1774

Declaration of Independence 1776

Declaration of The Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms 1775

Virginia Statute For Religious Freedom, 1777

Notes on The State of Virginia 1781

Plans for Establishing Uniformity in The Coinage, Weights and Measurements of the United States 1792

An Essay Toward Facilitating Instruction in The Anglo-Saxon and Modern Dialects of The English Language 1796

A Manual of Parliamentary Practice for the Use of The Senate of The United States 1801

Autobiography 1821

Jefferson Bible, or the Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth

INTERESTS

Violin, Reading, Vestryman, Justice of The Peace, Inventor, the Arts

MEMORIALIZED

Mount Rushmore; buildings; postage and currency; Jefferson Memorial 1943

VISITORS INFORMATION

Monticello Historic Site - 931 Thomas Jefferson Parkway - Albemarle County, VA 22902

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IN THE BEGINNING...

Updated: Dec 29 2015

Many thanks to Lester Cohen for sharing the images you see below. And to think we've been told we can't go home....

"LET REVERENCE FOR THE LAWS...
BECOME THE POLITICAL RELIGION
OF THE NATION" by Abraham Lincoln
appearing on the exterior of TJHS' Main entrance

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Rear entrance to TJHS:

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Officials and school children lead by Fire Department and band at TJHS school site - May 11, 1922:

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Ground-Breaking Ceremony for Thomas Jefferson High School, 1922:

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The official opening of Thomas Jefferson H.S. on October 28, 1924:

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Our Alma Mater, in The Brooklyn Standard Union dated July 5, 1925:

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TJHS Interior 1948:

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Thomas Jefferson High School,
400 Pennsylvania Avenue, Brooklyn 7, NY:

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Hanging on the wall of a bagel shop in Boynton Beach, FL:

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