Jefferson (surname)


Jefferson (surname)

Individuals with the surname "Jefferson" include the following:

Music

* Blind Lemon Jefferson - Blues musician.
* Marshall Jefferson - American musician.

ports

* John Jefferson - A retired football player.
* Richard Jefferson - American basketball player.
* Will Jefferson - English cricketer.

Government

* Roberto Jefferson - Brazilian politician.
* Thomas Jefferson - 3rd President of the United States of America.
* William J. Jefferson - American politician.
* Wallace B. Jefferson - Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Texas.

Other

* Arthur Stanley Jefferson (or Stan Laurel) - English comic actor.
* Francis Arthur Jefferson - Victoria Cross awardee.


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