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[[Image:Martin_Van_Buren.JPG|thumb|right|400px|President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862)]]
 
[[Image:Martin_Van_Buren.JPG|thumb|right|400px|President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862)]]
  
The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren President Martin Van Buren] (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Van_Buren "Martin Van Buren,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
 
== Boundary Changes  ==
 
== Boundary Changes  ==
  
 
Van Buren County was renamed Cass County during the presidential election of 1848.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Missouri "List of counties in Missouri,"] Wikipedia.
 
Van Buren County was renamed Cass County during the presidential election of 1848.<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Missouri "List of counties in Missouri,"] Wikipedia.

Revision as of 22:11, 19 May 2010

History

President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862)

The county is named after President Martin Van Buren (1782-1862) who was serving as United States Vice President at the time of the county's formation.[1]

Boundary Changes

Van Buren County was renamed Cass County during the presidential election of 1848.<ref>"List of counties in Missouri," Wikipedia.
  1. "Martin Van Buren," Wikipedia.