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Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.
A Brief Biography of Bill Harley and Arthur Davidson
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, University of Wisconsin Regent
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumber Mill Owner, Founded the Town of Somerset
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