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United States Supreme Court Justice
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Legendary Midwestern Artist
Founder of Earth Day
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Menominee War Chief
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Temperance Lecturer, Abolitionist and Newspaper Editor
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