Monday, April 13, 2009

President Thomas Jefferson's Birthday

Today marks the 266th birthday of our 3rd president, Thomas Jefferson. President Jefferson served from 1801-1809 and was known as the "Sage of Monticello." He was the author of the Declaration of Indepedence. He died on July 4, 1826--one of three presidents to die on Independence Day. To learn more, click on these links:

White House: Biography of Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson (American President: an Online Reference Resource)
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Sonnet Erin Brown
Federal Documents Librarian
Subject Specialist: Legal Research/Political Science

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