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America's Best-Known Folk Hero
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Female War Correspondent
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
Wisconsin's First Scientist
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
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