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Politician and Industrialist
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Lawyer, Politician and Governor
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, 8th Wisconsin Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
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