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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 Rights Advocate and Legislator
Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Conservationist, Preservationist and Writer
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