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Pioneer in Home Economics
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, University of Wisconsin Regent
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
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