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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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Explorer and Author
Suffragist, Social Worker and Reformer
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Civil War veteran and Trappist Monk
Banker, Politician, Congressman and Railroad Promoter
A Wisconsin Educator
Canadian Clergyman, Missionary and Con Artist
Fur Trader, Merchant, Judge and Territorial Legislator
Lawyer and Politician
Fur Trader and Settler
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