Jefferson Thomas

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, Thomas 1743-1826.
The third president of the United States (1801-1809). A member of the Continental Congress, he drafted the Declaration of Independence (1776). His presidency was marked by the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France (1803) and the Tripolitan War (1801-1805). A political philosopher, educator, and architect, Jefferson designed his own estate, Monticello, and buildings for the University of Virginia.
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In the 220-pound weight class, Bryant got the first round bye and then lost to Litchfield's Jefferson Thomas. Bryant then beat Lawrenceville's Jayden Miller, before losing to Hoopeston's Anthony Colunga.
Jefferson Thomas, from Dyserth, who inspired dozens of young singers and instrumentalists when he was head of music at Rhyl High School, is staging a series of five concerts over the coming months in which the emphasis will be on youth.
JEFFERSON Thomas Peacefully whilst in hospital on September 30, Tom aged 89 years.
Jefferson Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was also the author of a volume titled The Lift and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth, often referred to now as the Jefferson Bible.
Jean Carnahan, its contributors masquerade under pen names, like Jefferson Thomas and Howard Beale.
Protected by 1,200 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division, Ernest Green, Elizabeth Eckford, Jefferson Thomas, Terrence Roberts, Carlotta Walls, Minnijean Brown, Gloria Ray, Thelma Mothershed and Melba Pattillo refused to let anyone or anything stop them from walking into segregated Central High School and American history.
Jefferson Thomas, who fostered interest in music among many pupils of Rhyl High School when he was the school's head of music, wants the focus to be of the series to be on youth.
The event at Rhyl Pavilion Theatre is in aid of the Parkinson's Disease Society, organised by ex-Rhyl High School music teacher Jefferson Thomas, who has suffered with the disease for 25 years.
They were asked to take part by the founder and conductor of the chamber choir Jefferson Thomas, who himself suffers from the disease.
Last week, we carried the story of Jefferson Thomas, from Dyserth, former head of music at Rhyl High School, who is now suffering from Parkinson's Disease.
The conductor for the 16-strong Phoenix Singers is Jefferson Thomas who also conducted Rhyl Youth Choir.
Jefferson Thomas has a special reason for hoping Saturday's musical evening at Christ Church, Prestatyn, featuring the Phoenix Singers, will be a sell-out.

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