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Early Life
Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743
Early Life
He was born at Shadwell in Abermarle County, Virginia
Early Life
His father was Peter Jefferson, a successful planter and surveyor as well as a known explorer and mapmaker.
Early Life
His father was Jane Randolph, a member of one of the most famous families in Virginia.
Early Life
Thomas was well educated by private tutors until 1752, when they returned to Shadwell.
Early Life
He continued his education at two boarding schools in Virginia. The first was in Northam and the second was in Fredericksville.
Early Life
He studied and mastered Latin and Greek.
Early Life
He enrolled to the College fo William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia in 1760 when he was 17 years old.
Early Life
His first two years there, he studied math and science under William Smalland history under George Wythe.
Early Life
George Wythe was one of the greatest law teachers of his generation in Virginia.
Early Life
Thomas became unusually learned in law and was admitted to the bar when he was 24 in 1767.
Lawyer
He practiced until 1774, when the courts were closed by the American Revolution.
Lawyer
He was a very successful lawyer.
Early Life
Thomas became unusually learned in law and was admitted to the bar when he was 24 in 1767.
Lawyer
He practiced until 1774, when the courts were closed by the American Revolution.
Lawyer
He was a very successful lawyer and gained a reputation as a distinguished legal scholar.
Lawyer
His professional income provided only part of his income and he was supported mainly by the income of his lands.
Early Life
Thomas became unusually learned in law and was admitted to the bar when he was 24 in 1767.
Lawyer
He practiced until 1774, when the courts were closed by the American Revolution.
Lawyer
He was a very successful lawyer and gained a reputation as a distinguished legal scholar.
Lawyer
His professional income provided only part of his income and he was supported mainly by the income of his lands.