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A Short Biography
French Official, Captain and Fur Trader
Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Fur Trader and Chief Justice
Lumberman, Resort Operator and Humorist
Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician
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