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Canadian Clergyman, Missionary and Con Artist
Lawyer and Politician
Founder of Earth Day
Land Speculator and Businessman
WWII Air Ace
Zoologist, Professor and University President
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Pioneer Fur Trader
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