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Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Father of Wildlife Ecology
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
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