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Musician and Concert Violinist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Professor, Geologist and University President
Educator, University President and Author
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
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