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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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Canadian Clergyman, Missionary and Con Artist
Fur Trader and Explorer
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
Lumberman, Resort Operator and Humorist
Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers
Missionary and Clergyman
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
A Short Biography
Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
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