How did Livingston County get its title? —


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Acknowledge this man?

He’s Edward Livingston, an American jurist and statesman who represented each New York and Louisiana in Congress, and served 1831-1833 as President Andrew Jackson’s second secretary of state.

He’s additionally the cupboard member for whom Livingston County is called.

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Livingston County, formally organized in 1836, is one in all Michigan’s “Cupboard Counties,” a bunch of 10 counties within the state named to honor members of President Jackson’s cupboard.

Have you learnt which Michigan counties make up the remainder of the 10?

Barry County, named for U.S. Postmaster Basic William T. Barry
Berrien County, named for U.S. Legal professional Basic John M. Berrien
Department County, named for U.S. Secretary of the Navy John Department
Calhoun County, named for U.S. Vice President John C. Calhoun
Cass County, named for Jackson’s second Secretary of Battle, Lewis Cass
Eaton County, named for Secretary of Battle John Eaton
Ingham County, named for U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Samuel D. Ingham
Jackson County, named for Andrew Jackson himself
Van Buren County, named for U.S. Secretary of State (later Vice President after which President) Martin Van Buren.

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