#24. Thomas Jefferson

“I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.” –Remarks by President Kennedy to a gathering of Nobel laureates, 1962 He was many things: lawyer, philosopher, naturalist, musician, geographer, inventor, agriculturalist, philologist, scientist,… Read More #24. Thomas Jefferson