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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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Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Lawyer and Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author
Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician
Spiritualist, Social Reformer and Politician
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
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