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Civil Rights Advocate and Legislator
Librarian, Lecturer, Reformer and Author
Novelist, Biographer, Scholar and Teacher
Lawyer, Land Agent, Banker and Lumberman
Industrialist and Businessman
America's Best-Known Folk Hero
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman, Founder of General Mills
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