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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 George H. Walker railroad promoter and politician who was twice mayor of Milwaukee (1851, 1853).
Civil Rights Law
Father of Wildlife Ecology
Brief biography of University of Wisconsin chemistry and natural history professor, Ezra Slocum Carr.
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