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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, Mexican-American War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist
French Official, Captain and Fur Trader
Pioneer in Home Economics
Father of the Social Security Act
Librarian, Lecturer, Reformer and Author
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