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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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Pioneer Settler and Indian Trader
Journalist, Revolutionary and Union Army Officer
Religious Leader, Politician and Self-proclaimed Monarch
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
Lawyer, Judge, Politician and Land Speculator
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politician
Educator, University President and Author
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