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Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Author
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Manufacturer
Fur Trader and Explorer
French Exploration of the North American Interior
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
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