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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 and Politician
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Lawyer, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, University of Wisconsin Regent
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
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