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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, 9th Governor of Wisconsin
Lawyer, Land Speculator and Wisconsin's First Governor
Explorer and Trader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, 15th Wisconsin Governor, U.S. Congressman
Father of the Social Security Act
Documented and Legendary Accounts of Lincoln's Visits to Wisconsin
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist
Indian Sachem and Leader
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician
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