Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac
__ "Antoine Laumet, dit de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac (March 5, 1658 October 15, 1730), a French explorer, was a colourful figure in the history of New France."
You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. -
illustrated - from wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antoine_Laumet_de_La_Mothe,_sieur_de_Cadillac
Historical Biographies __ "Boastful, ingenious, glib, boisterous, arrogant, quarrelsome, and "one of the worst scoundrels ever to set foot in New France", Cadillac is one of the most memorable characters to be found in early
Canadian history." Here's his story. - Text only - From Peter Landry - http://www.blupete.com/Hist/BiosNS/1700-63/Cadillac.htm
History Detroit 1701-2001___Cadiallac is always mentioned as the founder of
Detroit, Michigan, but as you'll quickly see from this interesting article he accomplished much more than that. - Illustrated - From City Beautiful Design - http://www.historydetroit.com/people/antoine_cadillac.asp