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French Fur Trader
Civil Rights Advocate and Legislator
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Fur Trader and Settler
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Attorney General and State Senator
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