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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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Founder of Earth Day
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
Brief biography of Philip Danforth Armour who established one of the world's largest meat packing firms.
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Pulitzer Prize for Drama
America's Best-Known Folk Hero
Father of Wildlife Ecology
Last Known Female Ho-Chunk Chief
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
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