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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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Land Speculator and Politician
Conservationist, Writer, Explorer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Governor's Guard
Fur Trader and Settler
Lumberman, Financier and Congressman
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, University of Wisconsin Regent
Brief biography of pioneer lawyer, politician and railroad man John Catlin.
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