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Facts About Jefferson

  • Grades: 6–8

Birthplace: Shadwell, Albemarle County, Virginia

Religion: Christian (no specific denomination)

College Attended: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia

Occupation: Lawyer, planter

Married: Martha Wayles Skelton

Children: Martha, Mary (the only children to live to maturity)

Political Party: Republican (also known as Democratic-Republican).

Office Held Before Becoming President: Vice President

President Who Preceded Him: John Adams

Age on Becoming President: 57

Years in the Presidency: 1801-1809

Vice President: Aaron Burr (1st term); George Clinton (2nd term)

President Who Succeeded Him: James Madison

Age at Death: 83

Burial Place: Monticello, near Charlottesville, Virginia

  • Subjects:
    Colonial and Revolutionary America, American Revolutionary War
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