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Fort Atkinson Poet
Lawyer, Politician and Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Attorney General and State Senator
Explorer and Trader
Banker, Politician, Congressman and Railroad Promoter
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, 8th Wisconsin Governor
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