Bronze Bust of Thomas Jefferson

© Photographed January 18, 2016
Presented to the City of Oshkosh by John Hicks, 1911
Oshkosh, Winnebago County, Wisconsin
44.008955, -88.544445
44°00'32.2"N 88°32'40.0"W

JEFFERSON

The bust is located at Jefferson Elementary School and is accessible from westbound West 11th Avenue, at its intersection with Minnesota Street, at or near






Thomas Jefferson (April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776). He was elected the second Vice President of the United States (1797–1801), serving under John Adams and in 1800 was elected the third President (1801–09). Jefferson was a proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights, which motivated American colonists to break from Great Britain and form a new nation. He produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national level.




Official Presidential portrait of Thomas Jefferson, 3rd U.S. President
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The bust of Thomas Jefferson (visible in the center of the photo)
is located at Jefferson Elementary School in Oshkosh, Wisconsin

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