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Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Lawyer and Senator
Lawyer and Politician
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
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