Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826)

Founding Father & 3rd President of the United States (1801-1809)

Associated Houses



The White House

Washington D.C.

He was preceded in the Presidency by John Adams and after serving two terms in office for the Democratic-Republican Party he was succeeded in 1809 by James Madison. His Vice-President during his first term was Aaron Burr and for his second term he chose George Clinton. He had five children by his wife and after she died he almost all but certainly fathered a further five children by his slave, Sally Hemings. 
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 01/11/2018 and last updated on 19/09/2022.