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Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist
A Short Biography
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, University of Wisconsin Regent
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
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