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Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Lawyer, Politician and Governor
Republican Congressman and American diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Spiritualist, Social Reformer and Politician
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
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