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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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Civil War Philanthropist, Wisconsin First Lady, Nurse, and Teacher
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Governor
Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Symbol of Milwaukee Socialism
Spiritualist, Social Reformer and Politician
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Politician and Industrialist
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Newspaperman, Politician and Inventor
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