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uninc. city (1990 pop. 25,782), Fairfax co., N Va. It is a residential suburb of Washington, D.C.


Thomas. 1743--1826, US statesman: secretary of state (1790--93); third president (1801--09). He was the chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the chief opponent of the centralizing policies of the Federalists under Hamilton, and effected the Louisiana Purchase (1803)
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Baptists in other states had worked with Enlightenment thinkers like Jefferson in an unusual alliance to champion religious liberty.
For almost 200 years, there has been a dispute whether Jefferson and Hemings had a sexual relationship.
Jefferson Health is truly different because now patients can choose an organization that marries the nationally recognized and renowned academic medical center of Thomas Jefferson University with the outstanding clinical reputation and community connectedness of Abington to deliver care that is driven by education, institutional knowledge and scientific discovery," said Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA, president and chief executive officer of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health.
Another benefit is that Jefferson never preaches or even takes sides, particularly on the serious charge of pedophilia: "Is it possible that Michael Jackson sexually engages children?
Even though Jefferson was labeled anti-religion by some, he had become a hero to evangelicals--not in spite of his views on separation of church and state, but because of them.
Reviewing the accomplishments of his first term, Jefferson applauded the new country's commitment to religious freedom and made it clear that, as chief executive, he assumed no authority to meddle in the relationship between man and God.
At the time of closing, Jefferson Plaza was approximately 75% occupied to primary tenants such as National Exchange Carrier Association, AON Insurance, MCI/Worldcom, Jack Morton Worldwide and The Brushfire Group.
Jefferson Wells is not a public accounting firm and does not perform attest work, thereby helping clients avoid the conflict of interest issues that can arise when an external auditor also provides internal audit services.
Today, one cannot gaze upon the eloquent words or heroic deeds of Thomas Jefferson without also considering the more disquieting side of the man who has come to personify democracy, equality, and inalienable rights.
Dennis Glass, president, financial operations, and chief financial officer of Jefferson Pilot Financial, said the company wants to take the distribution base that the company has built over the last five years--oriented toward the high end of the market--and zero in on accumulation, preservation and business planning.

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