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Thomas Jefferson

Born: 4/13/1743

Birthplace: Shadwell, Virginia

Signed On: 8/2/1776

Signed For: Virginia

Died: 7/4/1826

Fun Facts:

  • Jefferson wrote his own epitaph, which notably lists him as a signer of the Declaration of Independence, but does not mention that he was also our third President.

  • Jefferson passed away on July 4th, 1826, just hours before his long time rival turned friend John Adams, and exactly 50 years after the Declaration was first announced.

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