My name is Thomas Jefferson. I was born on April 13,1743 in Albemarle County Virginia. At the age of of 29 I married my wife Martha Wayles Skelton. After ten years of marriage and six children she died at the age of 33.

As a member of the continental congress, I was chosen to draft the Declaration of Independence in 1776. In 1779 after I left congress , I was elected governor and served to 1781. In 1790 I accepted the secretary of state under my good friend, George Washington.

In 1801 I defeated John Adams during the election and became the third president of the United States of America. But after two terms I was succeeded as president by my friend James Madison in 1809.

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