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Businessman and Historical Society President
Chief of the Menominee Indians
Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Sheriff
Zoologist, Professor and University President
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fond du Lac Manufacturer
Wisconsin's First Scientist
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