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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fond du Lac Manufacturer
WWII Air Ace
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Legendary Midwestern Artist
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Businessman and Historical Society President
Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
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