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Lewis Cass (1782–1866)

Cass, Lewis. A famous American statesman, diplomatist, and soldier; born at Exeter, NH, Oct. 9, 1782; died at Detroit, MI, June 17, 1866. He served in the War of 1812; was governor of Michigan Territory (1813–31); Secretary of War (1831–36); minister to France (1836–42); United States Senator (1845–48); Presidential candidate (1848); United States Senator (1849–57); Secretary of State (1857–60). He wrote: ‘History, Traditions, and Languages of the Indians’ (1823); ‘France, its King, Court, and Government’; etc.