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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, Politician, Land Speculator, Promoter and Author
Republican Congressman and American diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman
Land Speculator and Politician
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Lawyer, Politician, Senator, Cabinet Officer and Philanthropist
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Lawyer, Politician and Governor
Teacher, Newspaperman and Politician
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
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