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Founder of Earth Day
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
French Official, Captain and Fur Trader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Governor of Wisconsin
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Lumberman, Resort Operator and Humorist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Attorney, Internal Revenue Department
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
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