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Spiritualist, Social Reformer and Politician
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
Chief of the Menominee Indians
Lumberman, Resort Operator and Humorist
Fur Trader and Chief Justice
Suffragist, Social Worker and Reformer
Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
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