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Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Founder of Earth Day
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
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