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Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Father of the Social Security Act
Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman, Founder of General Mills
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist
Israel's First Female Prime Minister
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
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