Visit our other Wisconsin Historical Society websites!
Learn about the lives of your favorite Wisconsin historical figures, from the famous to infamous, and their contributions to our state's history.
Search by keyword below to find information on historical figures in Wisconsin.
Chief of the Sauk Indians
WWII Air Ace
French Official, Captain and Fur Trader
Catholic Priest, Missionary, Architect and Scientist
Legendary Midwestern Artist
Brief biography of Cyrus Hall McCormick
Chief of the Menominee Indians
Businessman and Historical Society President
Wisconsin Civil War Historian and Author
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
If you have questions about historical research, please contact our Library Reference Services staff by phone at 608-264-6535 or by email.
© 1996-2016 Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706