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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Congressional Medal of Honor, Spanish-American War Soldier,
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Wisconsin Civil War Historian and Author
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politican, "War Democrat", U.S. Congressman, U.S. Ambassador
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Mexican-American War Officer
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
Wisconsin's First Scientist
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