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Governor and Progressive
Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.
A Brief Biography of Bill Harley and Arthur Davidson
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
Brief biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Congressional Medal of Honor, Spanish-American War Soldier,
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumberman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
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