Lewis H. Gleason

Michigan, United States

The Life of Lewis H.

When Lewis H. Gleason was born in 1854, in Michigan, United States, his father, Obediah Gleason Jr, was 34 and his mother, Mary E. Gosley, was 25. He lived in Ross Township, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1860.

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Obediah Gleason Jr
Mary E. Gosley
Lewis H. Gleason
Henry Gleason
Obediah Gleason III
Mary Caroline Gleason
John Gleason

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 0

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 32

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Glasáin, from a diminutive of glas ‘green’, ‘blue’, ‘gray’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Lewis H Gleason in household of Obadiah Gleason, "United States Census, 1860"

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