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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Wisconsin Board of Regents Member
Poet and Temperance Advocate
Journalist, Revolutionary and Union Army Officer
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
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