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Musician and Concert Violinist
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Lumberman and Timber Mogul
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Librarian, Lecturer, Reformer and Author
Novelist, Biographer, Scholar and Teacher
Black Voting Rights Activist
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