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Founder of Earth Day
Father of the Social Security Act
Female War Correspondent
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Israel's First Female Prime Minister
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