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Conservationist, Preservationist and Writer
French Fur Trader
Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author
Republican Congressman and American diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
French Official, Captain and Fur Trader
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