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Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fond du Lac Manufacturer
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Fruit Famer, Postmaster
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Father of the Social Security Act
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Congressional Medal of Honor, Spanish-American War Soldier,
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