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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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Religious Leader, Politician and Self-proclaimed Monarch
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Wisconsin Attorney General and State Senator
A Wisconsin Educator
Pioneer Fur Trader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Congressman, Founder of General Mills
Industrialist and Businessman
Journalist, Revolutionary and Union Army Officer
French Fur Trader
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