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Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin's First Scientist
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
Israel's First Female Prime Minister
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
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