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Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Banker, Politician, Congressman and Railroad Promoter
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
Journalist, Revolutionary and Union Army Officer
Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Israel's First Female Prime Minister
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
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