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Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
United States Supreme Court Justice
Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Journalist, Revolutionary and Union Army Officer
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