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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Attorney General and State Senator
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fruit Famer, Postmaster
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Pioneer Fur Trader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman, Founder of General Mills
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politican, "War Democrat", U.S. Congressman, U.S. Ambassador
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