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Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Lawyer and Senator
Land Speculator and Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor
Author and Editor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
Lawyer, Land Agent, Banker and Lumberman
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