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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 Fur Trader
A Wisconsin Educator
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, U.S. Marshall, Wisconsin Board of Regents Member
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Three-Term Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Diplomat
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
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