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Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Authtor, Attorney, State Senator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Governor of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician
French Fur Trader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
A Wisconsin Educator
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
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