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    Thomas Jefferson

    Memorial District of Columbia

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The Declaration Committee

Thomas Jefferson was the primary author of the Declaration of Independence document, but did you know that there were four other Continental Congress members who assisted him?
 

Revolutionary

Among those with whom Thomas Jefferson shared a desire for American independence were fellow Virginians George Washington and George Mason.

 

Cabinet Officer

Thomas Jefferson served as the first Secretary of State in the Presidential Administration of George Washington.