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Temperance Lecturer, Abolitionist and Newspaper Editor
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient
Missionary and Clergyman
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