(No Political Party) February 22, 1732 - December 14, 1799. Born in Westmoreland County,Virginia. Commander of the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. Often called the “Father of His Country” due to leading role at the Philadelphia Convention where the U.S. Constitution was drafted. Served as the first President of the United States from 1789 – 1797. Remained neutral in foreign struggles, funded the national debt, developed a taxation system and opened the national bank. At the age of 67, he died in Mount Vernon, Virginia.
2.) John Adams
(Federalist) October 30, 1735 - July 4, 1826. Born in Quincy, Massachusetts. One of the country’s most influential Founding Fathers. Instrumental in the adoption of the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776. Served as Vice President to George Washington and Massachusetts delegate to the Continental Congress. President from 1797-1801. Signed the Alien and Sedition Acts and peacefully ended the crisis with France. At the age of 90, he died in Quincy, Massachusetts.
3.) Thomas Jefferson
(Democratic-Republican) April 13, 1743 - July 4, 1826. Born in Shadwell, Virginia. One of the country’s most influential Founding Fathers as the primary author of the Declaration of Independence. Led the Democratic-Republican Party. Served as Vice President to John Adams, the first U.S.Secretary of State and wartime Governor of Virginia. President from 1801–1809. Oversaw the Louisiana Purchase, a transaction that doubled the size of the country, and the Lewis and Clark Expedition. At the age of 83, he died in Charlottesville, Virginia.