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Wisconsin's first Methodist Missionary
Pioneer Settler and Indian Trader
Last Known Female Ho-Chunk Chief
Lawyer and Senator
Civil Rights Advocate and Legislator
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
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