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Learn about the lives of your favorite Wisconsin historical figures, from the famous to infamous, and their contributions to our state's history.
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Novelist, Biographer, Scholar and Teacher
Adventurer, Explorer and Real Life Indiana Jones
Fur Trader and Explorer
Land Speculator and Politician
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
Suffragist and Lecturer
Lawyer, Land Agent, Banker and Lumberman
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