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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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Fur Trader, Land Speculator, Politician and Founder of Milwaukee
Fur Trader and Settler
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 9th Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
Indian Sachem and Leader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Sheriff
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Missionary and Clergyman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Medal of Honor Recipient
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