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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Musician and Concert Violinist
Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
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