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Farmer, Defender of Cameron Dam
Professor, Author and Historian
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Newspaperman and Author
Banker, Politician, Congressman and Railroad Promoter
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Republican Congressman and American diplomat
Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
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