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Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Father of Wildlife Ecology
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