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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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Father of the Wisconsin Dairy Industry, Wisconsin Governor
French Exploration of the North American Interior
Pioneer in Home Economics
Legendary Guitarist and Electronics Innovator
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, Politican, "War Democrat", U.S. Congressman, U.S. Ambassador
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Lawyer, 8th Wisconsin Governor
A Wisconsin Educator
Wisconsin Civil War Soldier, U. S. Senator, German-Language Newpaper Editor
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