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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
Wisconsin Civil War Historian and Author
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
America's Best-Known Folk Hero
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Educator, University President and Author
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Pioneer in Home Economics
Explorer and Trader
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