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This is a list of notable people from the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The person's hometown is in parentheses.

Art and literature

A–G
Alter Esselin
E. Gary Gygax
H–O
Ron Kovic
Georgia O'Keeffe
P–Z
Laura Ingalls Wilder
Frank Lloyd Wright

Business

Carol Bartz
Edward L. Doheny
King C. Gillette
William S. Harley

Brewing

Education

See also: List of Superintendents of Public Instruction of Wisconsin

A. Starker Leopold
Luna Leopold
Margarethe Schurz

Entertainment

Film and theatre

Don Ameche
Willem Dafoe
Heather Graham
Harry Houdini
Fredric March
Pat O'Brien
Mark Ruffalo
Spencer Tracy
Orson Welles
A–M
N–Z

Television

Kristin Bauer van Straten
Gary Burghoff
Tyne Daly
Kurtwood Smith
Bradley Whitford
A–M
N–Z

Comedy

Music

History

George Mosse

Military

Fred Ascani
Richard Bong
A–B
C–E
F–I
James H. Flatley
Amos Fries
Albert W. Grant
J–L
Jay L. Johnson
James Benjamin Lampert
William D. Leahy
M–O
Arthur MacArthur, Jr.
Douglas MacArthur
Charles C. McDonald
Billy Mitchell
Marc Mitscher
P–S
T–Z
Nathan Farragut Twining
Hoyt Vandenberg
Elmo Zumwalt

Nobel laureates

John Bardeen

Politics and activism

See also: List of Attorneys General of Wisconsin, List of Governors of Wisconsin, List of lieutenant governors of Wisconsin, List of Milwaukee County executives, List of Secretaries of State of Wisconsin, List of State Treasurers of Wisconsin, List of United States Senators from Wisconsin, List of United States Representatives from Wisconsin, and List of justices of the Wisconsin Supreme Court

Les Aspin
A–B
C–E
Paul Clement
Wilbur J. Cohen
Charles G. Dawes
Lawrence Eagleburger
F–I
Russ Feingold
Timothy O. Howe
J–L
Herb Kohl
Robert M. La Follette, Sr.
Mel Laird
Richard D. Lamm
M–O
Joseph McCarthy
Golda Meir
Gaylord Nelson
P–S
Steve Preston
Reince Priebus
William Rehnquist
Jeremiah McLain Rusk
Carl Schurz
T–Z
Tommy Thompson
William Freeman Vilas

Religion

Stuart E. Barstad
Raymond Leo Burke
Franz Pieper

Science, including medicine

Roy Chapman Andrews
Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin
John Benjamin Murphy

Space exploration

Jim Lovell

Sports

Ken Behring
Pat Bowlen
Gabe Carimi
Eddie Cochems
Sandy Cohen
Abner Dalrymple
Doug Free
Garrett Weber-Gale
Eric Heiden
Eric Hinske
Elroy Hirsch
Ed Hochuli
Mark Johnson
Addie Joss
Matt Kenseth
Phil Kessel
Curly Lambeau
Carl Landry
Alphonse Leemans
Craig Ludwig
Rick Neuheisel
Kid Nichols
Danica Patrick
Terry Porter
Tony Romo
Pants Rowland
Lindsay Tarpley
Joe Thomas
J. J. Watt
Bob Wickman
A–B
C–E
F–G
H–J
K–L
M–O
P–R
S–T
U–Z

Notorious and infamous Wisconsinites

Bernadine Dohrn
Charles J. Guiteau

Fictional characters

Paul Bunyan

See also

By educational institution affiliation
By location

References

  1. ^ Walter B. Wriston Archives, Biography
  2. ^ US Department of State (1950). Register.