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Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Wisconsin's First Scientist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Wisconsin Board of Regents Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
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