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Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Spiritualist, Social Reformer and Politician
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
Politician and Industrialist
Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, University of Wisconsin Regent
Land Speculator and Politician
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
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