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Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers
Last Socialist to Run a Major American City
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumberman
Founder of Earth Day
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Civil War Mascot, 8th Wisconsin Infantry
Pioneer in Home Economics
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