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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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Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Sheriff
Wisconsin's First Scientist
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Helped Draft the Wisconsin Constitution
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
The Spiritual Father of Social Security
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Authtor, Attorney, State Senator
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