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Chief of the Menominee Indians
Politician and Industrialist
Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Zoologist, Professor and University President
Death of the Chief
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
Professor, University President, Geologist and Author
Professor, Author and Historian
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