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A Short Biography
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
French Official, Captain and Fur Trader
Artist and Author
Lumberman, Resort Operator and Humorist
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Fur Trader and Chief Justice
Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers
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