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Pioneer Fur Trader
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician
Father of the Social Security Act
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumber Mill Owner, Founded the Town of Somerset
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