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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor

Brief biography of Gov. Louis P. Harvey, helped organize the Republican Party in 1854, state senator from 1854-1857 and in 1862 became governor.

Historical Essay

Governor Dreyfus's Red Vest

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Red velveteen vest worn by Wisconsin Governor Lee Sherman Dreyfus, c. 1975. (Museum object #1982.450.15)

Brief biography of newspaperman and eventual Governor (1891-1895)

Discover the significant role that the Peace Pipe has played in a number of moments throughout Wisconsin's history.

Learn about the election that was so close that Wisconsin briefly had two governors until one was exposed for tampering with ballots.
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