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Alexander P. Anderson with the cannon he used to invent puffed grain for cereals, 1933.
Alexander P. Anderson, inventor of puffed grain cereals, c.1920.
Alexander Ramsey, Territorial Governor circa 1848.
The tombstone of Minnesota governor Alexander Ramsey and his wife, Anna Earl Ramsey, in St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery. Photographed by Paul Nelson on April 20, 2014.
Colonel Alexander Wilkin, c.1863.
Alexis J. Fournier painting "Summer Skies," c.1947.
Alexis Jean Fournier c.1930.
Alexis Jean Fournier (on right), with English writer Richard LaGallienne, 1908.
Alexis Jean Fournier with painters palette, c.1930.
Alfred Merritt, and his wife Jane, c.1900. While Leonidas led the mining operation, it was Alfred that brought suit against John D. Rockefeller.
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