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Lewis Cass

State of Residency: Michigan
Appointment: Mar 6, 1857
Entry on Duty: Mar 6, 1857
Termination of Appointment: Dec 14, 1860
Presidency: Buchanan

As Secretary of State:

Foreign Travels:



Profile
Born: October 9, 1782
Died: July 17, 1866
Married: Elizabeth Spencer
Education: Exeter Academy
Occupation: Lawyer


Government Positions: 


Notable Events:

  • Unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1844 and again in 1852

  • Engaged in literary pursuits


  • Previous Secretary of State: William Marcy
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