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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 Wisconsin Secretary of State, Newspaper Publisher
Republican Congressman and American diplomat
Soldier, Fur Trader and "Father of Wisconsin"
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Politician, Sheriff
Educator, University President and Author
Wisconsin Civil War Officer, Newspaper Editor, Philanthropist
Urban Planning in Wisconsin
Lawyer, Politician and Judge
Author, Diplomat, Editor and Professor
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