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Founder of Earth Day
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.
Last Known Female Ho-Chunk Chief
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
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