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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Attorney General and State Senator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
A Short Biography
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Wisconsin Board of Regents Member
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumber Mill Owner, Founded the Town of Somerset
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