Cass, Lewis


Cass, Lewis
(1782-1866)
   Served under General Hull in War of 1812. Drew up Hull's flamboyant proclamation to the people of Canada. Opposed surrender of Detroit. Governor of territory of Michigan.
   Index: Bk On surrender of Detroit, 257.
   Bib.: Contributed to Historical Sketches of Michigan, 1834. For biog., see McLaughlin, Lewis Cass; Cyc. Am. Biog.

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  • Cass,Lewis — Cass (kăs), Lewis. 1782 1866. American soldier, politician, and diplomat who held several governmental positions, including U.S. secretary of war (1831 1836) during the Black Hawk and Seminole wars. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cass, Lewis — born Oct. 9, 1782, Exeter, N.H., U.S. died June 17, 1866, Detroit, Mich. U.S. politician. He fought in the War of 1812 and served as governor of Michigan Territory (1813–31). As secretary of war (1831–36) under Pres. Andrew Jackson, he directed… …   Universalium

  • Cass, Lewis — (9 oct. 1782, Exeter, N.H., EE.UU.–6 jun. 1866, Detroit, Mich.). Político estadounidense. Combatió en la guerra anglo estadounidense y ocupó el cargo de gobernador del territorio de Michigan (1813–31). Como secretario de guerra (1831–36) durante… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • CASS, LEWIS —    an eminent American statesman, a member of the Democratic party, and openly hostile to Great Britain; though in favour of slave holding, a friend of Union; wrote a History of the U.S. Indians (1782 1867) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Lewis Cass — 22.º Secretario de Estado de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

  • Lewis Cass — (* 9. Oktober 1782 in Exeter, New Hampshire; † 17. Juni 1866 in Detroit, Michigan) war ein US amerikanischer Offizier und Politiker, der der Demokratischen Partei …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • CASS — heißen neun Countys in den USA, siehe Cass County ein Ort in Neuseeland, siehe Cass (Neuseeland) Cass (West Virginia), Ort in den Vereinigten Staaten Cass ist der Familienname folgender Personen: David Cass (1937–2008), US amerikanischer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Lewis Cass — Infobox US Cabinet official name=Lewis Cass order=2nd title=Governor of Michigan Territory term start=October 29, 1813 term end=August 6, 1831 predecessor=William Hull successor=George Bryan Porter order2=14th title2=United States Secretary of… …   Wikipedia

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  • lewis — /looh is/, n. a device for lifting a dressed stone, consisting of a number of pieces fitting together to fill a dovetailed recess cut into the stone. [1730 40; perh. after the surname of the inventor] * * * (as used in expressions) Ferdinand… …   Universalium