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Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, 8th Wisconsin Governor
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Female War Correspondent
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
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