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The Spiritual Father of Social Security
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fond du Lac Manufacturer
French Exploration of the North American Interior
America's Best-Known Folk Hero
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Wisconsin's First Scientist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Mexican-American War Officer
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