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Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
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