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Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Father of Wildlife Ecology
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Attorney, Internal Revenue Department
French Official, Captain and Fur Trader
Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Legendary Midwestern Artist
Pioneer Settler and Indian Trader
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