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Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Zoologist, Professor and University President
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
Father of Wildlife Ecology
Chief of the Sauk Indians
Suffragist and Lecturer
Temperance Lecturer, Abolitionist and Newspaper Editor
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