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Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator
French Exploration of the North American Interior
Industrialist and Businessman
Lumberman, Resort Operator and Humorist
Pioneer Fur Trader
Female War Correspondent
Fur Trader and Settler
Fur Trader and Chief Justice
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fruit Famer, Postmaster
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
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