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Novelist, Biographer, Scholar and Teacher
Lawyer, Land Agent, Banker and Lumberman
Industrialist and Businessman
America's Best-Known Folk Hero
Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Brief biography of Reuben Gold Thwaites
Fur Trader and Chief Justice
Businessman and Historical Society President
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