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Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Mexican-American War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
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