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United States Supreme Court Justice
Wisconsin's First Scientist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician, 6th Wisconsin Governor, Presidential Cabinet Member
French Exploration of the North American Interior
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Lawyer, Politician and Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lumberman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politican, "War Democrat", U.S. Congressman, U.S. Ambassador
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