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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author
Politician and Industrialist
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Lawyer and Senator
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