June 29, 2014 at 1:00 am

In Michigan History

Blog: Lewis Cass, the titan of Michigan's early years

For more than 50 years, Lewis Cass (1782-1866) was a key figure in Michigan and on the national stage, as a governor, senator, brigadier general, U.S. marshal, secretary of state, secretary of war, presidential candidate, ambassador, explorer and author. (Library of Congress) )