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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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Brief biography of George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Attorney, Internal Revenue Department
French Fur Trader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politican, "War Democrat", U.S. Congressman, U.S. Ambassador
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
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