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Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist
Lawyer, Politician and Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution
Missionary and Clergyman
Republican Congressman and American diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Governor of Wisconsin
Professor, Author and Historian
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer
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