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Name:    Cruzat, Francisco
Profession:  Politician
Category:  Politics and Government
Description:    Francisco Cruzat was the second Spanish Lt. Governor of Upper Louisiana. He arrived at St. Louis on May 20, 1775, and left in 1778 when he was replaced by Fernando de Leyba. After de Leyba died, Sr. Cruzat returned and served as governor until November 27, 1787. During his second term, he lead an attack on a British fort on the St. Joseph River to forestall further attacks on St. Louis.

Cruzat attacks the British
Cruzat leaves St. Louis
Spanish Commandant Cruzat Arrives

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