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Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Menominee War Chief
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Brief biography of John Plankinton, a meat packer and businessman.
Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Authtor, Attorney, State Senator
French Fur Trader
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
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