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French Fur Trader
A Wisconsin Educator
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Attorney, Internal Revenue Department
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Menominee War Chief
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fruit Famer, Postmaster
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politican, "War Democrat", U.S. Congressman, U.S. Ambassador
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