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Lewis Cass
Cass Technical High School in Detroit Michigan is named after Cass as are the Cass River and Cass City in the Thumb area of Michigan. During his long political career Cass served as a governor of the Michigan Territory an American ambassador a U. His parents were Major Jonathan Cass and Molly Gilman.

During his long political career Cass served as a governor of the Michigan Territory an American ambassador a U. Cass was nationally famous as a leading spokesman for the controversial Doctrine of Popular Sovereignty which would have allowed voters in the territories to determine whether to make slavery legal instead of having Congress decide. Senator representing Michigan and co-founder as well as first Masonic Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Michigan.