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Israel's First Female Prime Minister
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
Father of the Social Security Act
Menominee War Chief
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
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