Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo Aaron Williams and the Hoodoo is an American blues/rock power trio, based in Madison, WI. Led by Aaron Williams on guitar, the band’s sound is likely best described by “Ole Harv” of WVPE 88.1 a...
Adam Burish Adam Burish (born January 6, 1983) is an American professional ice hockey winger who currently plays for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League.
Albert G. Schmedeman Albert George Schmedeman (November 25, 1864 – November 26, 1946) was an American politician who served as the 28th Governor of Wisconsin.
Albert Taubert Albert Taubert was a member of the United States Marine Corps who received the Navy Cross and Distinguished Service Cross for his actions during the Battle of Soissons in World War I. Later, he ...
Albert Whitford Albert Edward Whitford (October 22, 1905 – March 28, 2002) was an American physicist and astronomer.
Aldo Leopold Aldo Leopold (January 11, 1887 – April 21, 1948) was an American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, and environmentalist.
Alex Brooks Alex Whitmore Brooks (born August 21, 1976 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American ice hockey defenseman currently playing for Karlskrona HK of the Swedish Division 1.
Alex Jordan, Jr. Alexander John Jordan, Jr. (March 3, 1914, Madison, Wisconsin – November 6, 1989) was best known as the creator of the House on the Rock, an eccentric architectural and entertainment attraction ...
Alexander R. Grant Alexander R. Grant was a former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Alfred E. Senn Alfred Erich Senn (born April 12, 1932 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Alfred L. Buser Alfred Leo Buser, nicknamed Al Buser, was an American football player and coach.
Alice Sebold Alice Sebold (born September 6, 1963) is an American writer.
Amanda Kessel Amanda Kessel (born August 28, 1991) is on the United States women's national ice hockey team.
Amos Wilder Amos Niven Wilder (September 18, 1895 Madison, Wisconsin - May 4, 1993) was an American poet, minister, and theology professor.
Amy Burns Ellis Amy Ellis is an Associate Professor in Mathematics Education in the department of Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Wisconsin - Madison.
Andrea Anders Andrea Anders (born May 10, 1975) is an American actress, known for her roles as Alex Garrett on the NBC sitcom Joey, Nicole Allen on the CBS sitcom The Class, and Linda Zwordling on the...
Ann Risley Anna "Ann" Risley (b. September 30, 1949, Madison, Wisconsin) was a cast member of the TV series Saturday Night Live for the 12 episodes of the 1980–1981 season.
Annabelle Cripps Annabelle Cripps (born 16 February 1968 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a retired competitive swimmer from England, who specialised in the freestyle and butterfly events.
Ari Wolfe Ari Wolfe (born 1971) is a play-by-play announcer, reporter and anchor.
Art Paul Schlosser Art Paul Schlosser (born January 4, 1960 in Chicago) as Arthur P. Schlosser is a street musician in Madison, Wisconsin, who plays humorous novelty, gospel, & political songs.
Arthur D. Hasler Arthur Davis Hasler was an ecologist who is credited with explaining the salmon's homing instinct.
Asmeret Yosef Asmeret Yosef is a former asylum-seeking immigrant from Eritrea who was deported from the United States in 2006, after incorrect advice from a lawyer caused her to make mistakes in her immigrat...
Barbara Browning Barbara Browning (born December 7, 1961 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American academic, award winning novelist, dancer, and cultural critic.
Barbara Lorman Barbara Lorman is a former member of the Wisconsin State Senate.
Barbara Notestein Barbara Notestein is an American social worker from Wisconsin who served as a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and is now executive director of Safe and Sound, a crime prevention organization.
Barry Richter Barron Patrick Richter (born September 11, 1970) is an American retired ice hockey defenseman.
Belle Case La Follette Belle Case La Follette (April 21, 1859 – August 18, 1931) was a lawyer and a women's suffrage activist in Wisconsin, USA. La Follette worked with the women's peace party during World War ...
Ben Manski Ben Manski (born July 16, 1974) is an American attorney, organizer, and Green Party activist.
Ben Sidran Ben Hirsch Sidran (born August 14, 1943) is an American jazz and rock pianist, organist, vocalist and writer born in Chicago, Illinois, United States, noted for his work with the early Steve Mil...
Ben Wikler Ben Wikler (born February 3) is an American political campaigner.
Benjamin F. Hopkins Benjamin Franklin Hopkins (April 22, 1829 – January 1, 1870) was a nineteenth-century politician, secretary and telegraph operator from Wisconsin.
Benjamin Heckendorn Benjamin J. Heckendorn (born on October 19, 1975) is an American console modder and Internet Celebrity.
Beth Heiden Elizabeth Lee "Beth" Heiden Reid is an American athlete who excelled in speed skating, cross-country skiing and bicycle racing.
Biff Blumfumgagnge Biff U. Blumfumgagnge (born January 17, 1964 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American musician, guitar technician, sound engineer, record producer and instructor of music and recording technology...
Bob Stefik Bob Stefik is a former professional American football player.
Bob Suter Robert Allen Suter (born May 16, 1957) is an American former ice hockey defenseman and member of the Miracle on Ice 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team won the gold medal.
Brad Winchester Bradley A. Winchester (born March 1, 1981) is a professional ice hockey left winger who is currently with the Minnesota Wild organization of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Bradley Whitford Bradley Whitford (born October 10, 1959) is an American film and television actor.
Brent Michael Davids Brent Michael Davids (born June 4, 1959 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States) is an American composer and flautist.
Brian Blanchard Brian Blanchard is a Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
Bronson La Follette Bronson Cutting La Follette (born February 2, 1936) was Attorney General of the state of Wisconsin.
Brother Ali Ali Newman (born Jason Newman, July 30, 1977), better known by his stage name Brother Ali, is an American hip hop artist signed to Rhymesayers Entertainment.
Bruce Christensen Bruce Ray Christensen (born February 22, 1948 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop for the California Angels.
Bruce Wagner Bruce Alan Wagner (born March 20, 1954) is an American novelist, actor, screenwriter, producer, and director based in Los Angeles known for his acerbic view of the Hollywood entertainment industry.
Buel Hutchinson Buel Eldridge Hutchinson (November 26, 1826 – March 10, 1903) was an American politician and lawyer.
Burton E. Green Burton E. Green (1868–1965) was an American oilman and real estate developer.
Butch Vig Bryan David "Butch" Vig (born August 2, 1955) is an American musician and record producer, best known internationally as the drummer of the Madison, Wisconsin-based alternative rock band Garbage...
Carol A. Buettner Carol A. Buettner was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly and Wisconsin State Senate.
Carroll Metzner Carroll Edwin Metzner was a Wisconsin politician and legislator.
Casey Cramer Casey Ross Cramer is a former American football fullback.
Charles R. Van Hise Charles Richard Van Hise, Ph.D. (May 29, 1857 – November 19, 1918) was an American geologist, academic and progressive.
Charlie Chech Charles William Chech (April 27, 1878 – January 31, 1938) was a pitcher who played in Major League Baseball between and.
Chauncey Abbott Chauncey Abbott (September 16, 1815 – January 30, 1872) was an American lawyer and politician.
Chris Farley Christopher Crosby "Chris" Farley (February 15, 1964 – December 18, 1997) was an American comedian and actor.
Chris Noth Christopher David "Chris" Noth (born November 13, 1954) is an American actor.
Chris Taylor (legislator) Chris Taylor is an American lawyer and a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from the 76th District (in and around Madison, Wisconsin).
Christopher Bakken Christopher Bakken (born 1967 Madison, Wisconsin) an American poet, translator, and professor at Allegheny College.
Clarence Esser Clarence Joseph Esser was a professional American football end in the National Football League for the Chicago Cardinals in 1947.
Cletus F. O'Donnell Cletus Francis O'Donnell (August 22, 1917 – August 31, 1992) was the second bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Clifford Krueger Clifford W. "Tiny" Krueger (June 24, 1918–October 15, 1988) was an American politician, businessman and circus performer from Wisconsin.
Clyde Stubblefield Clyde Stubblefield (born April 18, 1943 in Chattanooga, Tennessee) is a drummer best known for his work with James Brown.
Connie Carpenter-Phinney Connie Carpenter Phinney is an American former racing cyclist and speed skater who won four medals in World Cycling Championship competitions in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Craig Brown (curler) Craig Brown (born August 18, 1975 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American curler.
Craig Hickman Kid Pix is a bitmap drawing program aimed at children.
Craig Smith (ice hockey) Craig Smith (born September 5, 1989) is an American ice hockey player who is currently playing for the Nashville Predators in the NHL. He was selected by the Nashville Predators in the 4th round...
Cyrus Nowrasteh Cyrus Nowrasteh (سیروس نورسته) is an American screenwriter and director of theatrical films, television shows, and made-for-TV movies.
Dale Hackbart Dale Leonard Hackbart (born July 21, 1938 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a former American football defensive back who played twelve seasons in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers,...
Dale Schultz Dale W. Schultz is a Republican member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 17th district since a special election in 1991.
Dan Barker Dan Barker (born June 25, 1949) is a prominent American atheist activist who served as a Christian preacher and musician for 19 years but left Christianity in 1984.
Dan Immerfall Daniel James Immerfall is a former speed skater from the United States who specialised in the 500 m.
Dan Lanphear Dan Lanphear was a player in the American Football League for the Houston Oilers in 1960 and 1962 as a defensive end.
Dan Savage Daniel Keenan "Dan" Savage (born October 7, 1964) is a gay American author, media pundit, journalist and newspaper editor.
Dave Stalls David Milton Stalls (born September 19, 1955 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a former American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, ...
David Clarenbach David E. Clarenbach (born September 26, 1953) is a Wisconsin Democratic politician who served nine terms in the Wisconsin State Assembly.
David Maraniss David Maraniss is an American journalist and author, currently serving as an associate-editor for The Washington Post.
Debbie McCormick Deborah "Debbie" McCormick (born January 8, 1974, in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, as Debbie Henry) is an American curler from Rio, Wisconsin.
Deborah Blum Deborah Blum (born October 19, 1954) is an American journalist: a columnist for the New York Times, a professor of journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a blogger for Wired.
Derek Stanley Derek Stanley (born 27 August 1985 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an gridiron football wide receiver who is currently a free agent.
Doug Moe (writer) Doug Moe is a non-fiction author and magazine editor best known for his books Lords of the Ring: The Triumph and Tragedy of College Boxing's Greatest Team and The World of Mike Royko.
Dwight Armstrong Dwight Alan Armstrong (August 29, 1951 – June 20, 2010) was an American anti-Vietnam War activist who was one of four persons involved in the August 24, 1970, Sterling Hall bombing on the ...
Ed Barry (baseball) Edward (Ed) Barry (October 2, 1882 – June 19, 1920) was a left-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Boston Red Sox from 1905 to 1907.
Ed Janus Ed Janus is a writer, independent audio journalist and oral historian.
Edward Nager Edward Nager is an American lawyer and politician who served six terms as a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from Madison, Wisconsin.
Edwin B. Hart Edwin B. Hart (December 25, 1874 –March 12, 1953) was an American biochemist long associated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore was an American writer, photographer and geographer, who became the first female board member of the National Geographic Society.
Elizabeth Burmaster Elizabeth Burmaster is an American educator and was the Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wisconsin 2001–2009.
Elyzabeth Pham Elyzabeth Pham is a Vietnamese-American beauty queen from Madison, Wisconsin who competed in the Miss USA Pageant.
Eric Heiden Eric Arthur Heiden (born June 14, 1958, in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American former long track speed skater and road cyclist who won all the men's speed skating races, and thus an unprecedented...
Eric Hovde Eric Hovde (born April 27, 1964) is a businessman and banking executive from Madison, Wisconsin and Washington D.C. Hovde is a candidate in the 2012 Republican Primary Election for Wisconsin’s o...
Eric Lampe Eric Lampe (born March 31, 1986) is an American ice hockey players.
Eric Studesville Eric Studesville (born May 29, 1967) is the current Denver Broncos Running Backs coach.
Erika Brown Erika Brown (born January 25, 1973 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American curler, currently residing in Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
Ernest Warner Ernest Noble Warner (July 23, 1868 - July 8, 1930) was a Wisconsin schoolteacher turned lawyer who served one term as a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly from Madison.
Eston Hemings Eston Hemings Jefferson (1808–1856) was born a slave at Monticello, the youngest son of Sally Hemings, a mixed-race slave.
Eugene L. Tattini Eugene L. Tattini is a retired Lieutenant General in the United States Air Force and serves as Deputy Director of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Evan Lewis (wrestler) Evan Lewis was an American professional wrestler who was the first recognized American Heavyweight Champion and is credited with perfecting the "stranglehold" or "neck yoke" more commonly known ...
Felix Moncla First Lieutenant Felix Eugene Moncla, Jr. (October 21, 1926 – presumably died November 23, 1953) was a United States Air Force pilot who mysteriously disappeared while pursuing an unidenti...
Felix Pollak Felix Pollak (November 11, 1909 – November 19, 1987) was an American librarian, translator, and poet.
Fola La Follette Flora Dodge "Fola" La Follette (September 10, 1882 – February 17, 1970) was a women's suffrage and labor activist from Madison, Wisconsin, USA. At the time of her death in 1970, the New York T...
Fran Ulmer Frances Ann "Fran" Ulmer is an administrator and Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Alaska.
Frank A. Haskell Franklin Aretas Haskell (July 13, 1828 – June 3, 1864) was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War who was killed during the Battle of Cold Harbor.
Frank Ackerman Frank Ackerman (born 1946, Madison, Wis.) is an economist known for his work in environmental economics, particularly in the areas of climate change and development.
Fred Risser Fred A. Risser (born May 5, 1927) is a Democratic member of the Wisconsin Senate, representing the 26th District since 1962.
Gale Gillingham Gale Herbert Gillingham (February 3, 1944 – October 20, 2011) was an American guard who spent his entire ten-year professional football career in the National Football League (NFL) with the Gree...
Gary Hebl Gary Alan Hebl (born May 15, 1951) is a Democratic Party member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing the 46th Assembly District since 2005.
Gary Suter Gary Lee Suter (born June 24, 1964) is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who played over 1,000 games in the National Hockey League (NHL) between 1985 and 2002.
Gena Rowlands Virginia Cathryn "Gena" Rowlands (born June 19, 1930) is an American actress of film, stage and television.
Gene Brabender Eugene Mathew Brabender, nicknamed "Lurch", was an American Major League Baseball pitcher.
George Baldwin Smith George Baldwin Smith (May 22, 1823–September 18, 1879) was an American politician and lawyer.
George Bunn (diplomat) George Bunn (May 26, 1925 – April 21, 2013) was an American diplomat, lawyer, and nonproliferation expert.
George Levis George Levis (November 22, 1894 – October 1980) was an American college basketball player and coach during the 1910s and 1920s, respectively.
George Myron Sabin George Myron Sabin (August 1833 – May 12, 1890) was a United States federal judge.
George Otto Wirz George Otto Wirz (January 17, 1929 – November 23, 2010) was the Roman Catholic titular bishop of Municipa and auxiliary bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Madison, Wisconsin.
Georgia Thompson Georgia L. Thompson (born ca. 1950) is a Wisconsin civil servant who was wrongfully convicted of federal corruption charges in 2006, but exonerated by an appeals court in 2007.
Gideon Yago Gideon Yago (born February 19, 1978) is a writer and former correspondent for MTV News and CBS News though he is most recognized for his contributions to MTV.
Glenn L. Henry Glenn L. Henry (August 25, 1921 – January 23, 2002) was an American lawyer and politician.
Glenn M. Wise Glenn Miller Wise was a secretary, statistician, and Republican politician, who served as Wisconsin's first female Secretary of State from 1955-57.
Glenn Worf Glenn Worf is a prolific Nashville session bassist.
Gordon King Gordon David King is a former American football offensive tackle in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the New York Jets.
Graham Elwood Graham Elwood (born August 5, 1969) is an American comedian, actor, and writer.
Graham Lindsey Graham Lindsey is an American singer, songwriter and musician born and raised in Madison, Wisconsin.
Greg Landau Greg Landau is a San Francisco-based music and video producer, and an instructor of music and Latin American Studies focused on the social movements that produced revolutionary music and art.
Greg Mattison Greg Mattison (born November 15, 1949) is an American football coach and former player.
Guy Sundt Guy M. Sundt (February 18, 1898 – October 25, 1955) was an American athlete, coach, and college athletics administrator.
Hans Reese Hans Heinrich Reese (September 17, 1891 – June 23, 1973) was a German amateur football (soccer) player, physician, and neurologist who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Harlan Hanson Harlan Philip Hanson, also known as "Harpo" Hanson, was an American educator and the Director of the Advanced Placement Program from 1965 to 1989.
Harlow S. Orton Harlow S. Orton (1817–1895) was a member of the Wisconsin Supreme Court from 1878 to 1895, and chief justice for 1894-95.
Harold C. Bradley Harold C. Bradley (1878 – 1976) was a professor in biochemistry at the University of Wisconsin.
Harriet Shetler Harriet Jane Shetler (Aug. 1, 1917 – March 30, 2010) was a founder of the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Harry Sauthoff Harry Sauthoff, Sr. (Harry Edward Sauthoff, June 3, 1879 – June 16, 1966), son of a German immigrant and brother of Dr. August Sauthoff, was a lawyer and politician from Madison, Wisconsin.
Henry Harnden Henry Harnden (March 4, 1823 – March 17, 1900) was an officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War.
Henry Huber Henry Allen Huber was a Wisconsin politician.
Henry Willegale Henry Willegale was a player in the National Football League for the Minneapolis Red Jackets in 1929.
Hobo Jim Jim Varsos, better known as Hobo Jim (born 1952 in Indiana) is an American folk singer-songwriter.
Homer Fieldhouse Homer David Fieldhouse (June 10, 1928 – June 30, 2008) was a landscape architect who is credited with designing and overseeing the creation of almost 60 golf courses across the Midwest.
Horace W. Wilkie Horace W. Wilkie (January 9, 1917 – May 23, 1976) was an American Democratic politician and jurist from Wisconsin.
Howard Stansbury Howard Stansbury was a major in the U.S. Army Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Hugh Iltis Hugh Hellmut Iltis (b. April 7, 1925, in Brno, Czechoslovakia) is Professor Emeritus of Botany at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and is best known for his discoveries in the domestication o...
I. Bernard Weinstein I. Bernard Weinstein was an American physician and researcher who studied the effect of pollutants and other environmental factors in causing cancer and headed the Comprehensive Cancer Center at...
Ian Nelson (actor born 1995) Ian Michael Nelson (born April 10, 1995) is an American actor who portrayed the District 3 male tribute in The Hunger Games film.
Imran Khan (actor) Imran Khan (born Imran Pal 13 January 1983) is an Indian actor, who appears in Hindi-language films.
INOJ Ayanna Porte (born November 27, 1976), better known by her stage name INOJ, is an American R&B singer-songwriter.
Ithamar Sloan Ithamar Conkey Sloan (May 9, 1822 – December 24, 1898) was an American politician, lawyer, and educator from Wisconsin.
Ivy Williamson Ivan B. "Ivy" Williamson (February 4, 1911 – February 19, 1969) was a player and coach of American football and basketball, and a college athletics administrator.
J. D. Walsh John Douglas "J.D." Walsh (born December 24, 1974) is an American actor, writer, producer, and improv comedy leader.
J.D. Walsh (actor) John Douglas "J.D." Walsh (born December 24, 1974) is an American actor, writer, producer, and improv comedy leader.
Jack Ikegwuonu Jack Ikegwuonu (born January 7, 1986) is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent.
Jack Skille Jack Skille (born May 19, 1987) is an American professional ice hockey right winger who currently plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Jack Waite Jack Waite (born on May 1, 1969 in Madison, Wisconsin), is a former American tennis player.
Jackie Allen (musician) Jackie Allen (born February 19, 1959) is an American jazz vocalist, composer, and educator.
Jacquelyn Mitchard Jacquelyn Mitchard (born December 10, 1956) is an American journalist and author.
Jake Brendel Jacob William Brendel is an American football offensive lineman.
James B. Loken James B. Loken (born in 1940 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a federal appeals court judge who has served on the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit since 1990.
James Bidgood (filmmaker) James Bidgood (born March 28, 1933 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American artist living and working in New York City.
James Bloodworth, Jr. James Morgan Bartow Bloodworth, Jr., F.C.A.P. (February 21, 1925 - September 22, 2006) was an American physician, pathologist, and researcher on diabetes mellitus.
James C. Hopkins James Campbell Hopkins (April 27, 1819 – September 3, 1877) was a United States federal judge.
James Edward Doyle (judge) James Edward Doyle (July 6, 1915 – April 1, 1987) was a United States federal judge to the United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin and a leader of the Wisconsin ...
James Whitford James Whitford is an American college basketball coach and the current head coach of the Ball State Cardinals men's basketball program.
James Wright (historian) James Edward Wright (born August 16, 1939) is a historian who serves on the faculty of Dartmouth College, an Ivy League university in Hanover, New Hampshire, from 1969 to present, and was that i...
Jan Vansina Jan Vansina (b. Antwerp, Belgium, 14 September 1929) is a historian and anthropologist specializing in Africa.
Jay Norvell Merritt Jay Norvell (born March 28, 1963) is an American college football coach and former player.
Jay P. Sanford Jay Philip Sanford (May 27, 1928, Madison, Wisconsin—October 23, 1996) was a noted American military physician and infectious disease specialist.
Jeff Butler Jeff Butler (born February 26, 1958, in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American illustrator and comic book artist.
Jeff Nygaard Jeff Wayne Nygaard (born August 3, 1972 in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American beach volleyball player who participated in the 2004 Summer Olympics with partner Dain Blanton in Athens, Greece.
Jeffrey C. Sprecher Jeffrey C. Sprecher (born c. 1956) is founder and CEO of IntercontinentalExchange.
Jenn Korbee Jennifer Korbee (née Peterson-Hind) (born May 24, 1980, in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American singer and actress.
Jennifer Korbee Jennifer Korbee (née Peterson-Hind; born May 24, 1980) is an American singer and actress.
Jerome J. Hastrich Jerome Joseph Hastrich (November 13, 1914 – May 12, 1995) was the second bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Gallup, in Gallup, New Mexico.
Jerry Kelly Jerome Patrick Kelly (born November 23, 1966) is an American professional golfer.
Jessica Nelson North Jessica Nelson North (September 7, 1891 – June 3, 1988) was an American author, poet and editor.
Jill Eikenberry Jill Eikenberry (born January 21, 1947) is an American film, stage, and television actress.
Jim Bakken James LeRoy Bakken is a former American football punter and placekicker for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Jim Doyle James Edward "Jim" Doyle (born November 23, 1945) is a Wisconsin politician and member of the Democratic Party.
Jim Montgomery (swimmer) James Paul Montgomery (born January 24, 1955) is an American former competition swimmer, four-time Olympic medalist, and former world record-holder.
Joe Kurth Joe Kurth (born January 23, 1907 and died January 16, 1987 in Richardson, Texas) was a tackle for the Green Bay Packers.
Joe Schermie Joe Schermie (February 12, 1946 - March 25, 2002) was an American musician, best known as the bass player for the 1970s American rock-pop group Three Dog Night.
Joe Schoenmann Joe Schoenmann (born in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American journalist and nonfiction author who has lived in Las Vegas since 1997.
Joe Szwaja Joseph Brian "Joe" Szwaja is a Seattle public school teacher and political activist.
Joe Wineke Joseph S. Wineke is an American Politician.
Joel McNeely Joel McNeely (born 28 March 1959) is an American composer of film and television music.
John Bardeen John Bardeen (May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, the only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: first in 1956 with William Shockle...
John Birdsell Oren John Birdsell Oren was a Rear Admiral in the United States Coast Guard.
John Braun John Paul Braun was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
John Byce John Byce is a retired American ice hockey winger.
John Carrier Weaver John Carrier Weaver (May 21, 1915 - March 10, 1995) was a professor of geography, and college administrator for several major American universities.
John Catlin John Catlin (October 13, 1803 – August 4, 1874) was an American lawyer, politician, public official, and officer within the railroad industry.
John Coit Spooner John Coit Spooner (January 6, 1843June 11, 1919) was a Republican politician and lawyer from Wisconsin.
John D. Ferry John Douglass Ferry (May 4, 1912 Dawson City, Yukon Territory, Canada – October 18, 2002) was a Canadian-born American chemist and biochemist noted for development of surgical products from bloo...
John Geisse John Francis Geisse (1920-February 21, 1992) was an American businessman, the founder of Target Discount Stores, Venture Stores and The Wholesale Club (merged in 1991 with Sam’s Club.) Geisse ...
John Hanson Twombly John Hanson Twombly was a Methodist minister and the fourth president of the University of Wisconsin.
John Hasbrouck Van Vleck John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (March 13, 1899 – October 27, 1980) was an American physicist and mathematician, co-awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics, for his contributions to the understanding o...
John Machnik John F. Machnik (born February 14, 1968) is an American record producer / recording engineer & Electrical Engineer from Madison, Wisconsin.
John Mellen Thurston John Mellen Thurston (August 21, 1847 August 9, 1916) was a United States Senator from Nebraska.
John P. Farley John Patrick Farley (born October 29, 1968) is an American actor and comedian.
John P. Gregg John Parker Gregg (September 14, 1876 – June 11, 1963) was an American football player and coach.
John R. Burke John Richard Burke was a Foreign Service officer and the United States Ambassador to Guyana during the Jonestown Massacre.
John Wayles Jefferson John Wayles Jefferson, born John Wayles Hemings (May 8, 1835 – July 12, 1892), was a successful businessman before and after the American Civil War, in which he served in the Union Army an...
Jonathan Dedering Jonathan Dedering (born July 14, 1986) is a progressive politician from Madison, Wisconsin.
Joseph Cable (Medal of Honor) Joseph A. Cable (January 1, 1848-October 15, 1877) was a United States Army soldier during the American Indian Wars who received the Medal of Honor for his actions at Cedar Creek, Montana and ot...
Joseph Osgood Barrett Joseph Osgood Barrett (April 13, 1823 – February 8, 1898) was a prominent spiritualist, spirit medium, and author.
Josh Portman Joshua "Josh" David Portman is an American musician who has played guitar in a number of well-known punk/post-hardcore bands including Near Miss, Staring Back, Currently, Portman is the bassist...
Joshua Portman Joshua Portman (born October 26, 1979) is an American musician who has played guitar in a number of well-known punk/post-hardcore bands including Near Miss (band), Staring Back, and most notably...
Julie Aberg Robison Julie Aberg Robison (born November 30, 1958) is a member of the town council of Cary, North Carolina.
Karl Pagel Karl Douglas Pagel is a former Major League Baseball first baseman who played for five seasons.
Kate Borcherding Kate Borcherding (born October 26, 1960) is an American artist working in mixed media.
Kathryn Morrison (legislator) Kathryn Morrison (May 22, 1942 – June 30, 2013) was an American educator and Democratic Party politician who was the first woman to be elected to serve in the Wisconsin Senate.
Kelda Roys Kelda Roys (born June 24, 1979) is an attorney, a real estate agent, and a former Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Ken Starch Kenneth Earl Starch (born March 5, 1954 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a former American football running back in the National Football League.
Kevin Barrett Kevin James Barrett is an American former university lecturer and conspiracy theorist.
Kevin Farley Kevin Peter Farley (born June 8, 1965) is an American actor, production designer, singer, dancer, occasional composer and stand-up comic.
Kevin Henkes Kevin Henkes (born November 27, 1960) is an American writer and illustrator of children's books.
Kevin Mather Kevin Mather is an American baseball executive.
Kevin Ulanski Kevin Ulanski (born May 19, 1982) is an American professional ice hockey player.
Kid Nichols Charles Augustus "Kid" Nichols (September 14, 1869 – April 11, 1953) was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played fifteen seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Knute Nelson Knute Nelson, also known as Knud Evanger (February 2, 1843 April 28, 1923) was a Norwegian-American attorney and politician active in both Wisconsin and Minnesota.
Konrad Bates Krauskopf Dr. Konrad Bates Krauskopf (November 30, 1910–May 4, 2003) was an American geologist, a pioneer in geochemistry, noted for his work in radioactive waste disposal.
Kris Kobach Kris W. Kobach (born March 26, 1966) is the Secretary of State of Kansas.
Kurt Squire Dr. Kurt D. Squire (born July 10, 1972 in Valparaiso, Indiana) is an associate professor at University of Wisconsin–Madison, and Director of the Games, Learning & Society Initiative, best known ...
Lars Jonson Haukaness Lars Jonson Haukaness (February 28, 1863 - September 4, 1929) was a Norwegian born American-Canadian impressionist painter and art instructor who was particularly noted for his landscapes.
Leo Burt Leo Frederick Burt (born April 18, 1948) was indicted in connection with the August 24, 1970 Sterling Hall bombing at the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus, which killed Robert Fassnacht, a...
Leo Sidran Leo Sidran is a musician, composer, performer, and producer whose credits include producing the Oscar-winning soundtrack for the movie The Motorcycle Diaries.
Leonard J. Farwell Leonard James Farwell (January 5, 1819 – April 10, 1889) was an American politician and the second Governor of Wisconsin.
Les Bartholomew Lester Justin Bartholomew was a pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Linda Wallem Linda Wallem is a United States actress, writer, and producer.
Lisa Subeck (politician) Lisa Subeck is a member of the Common Council in the City of Madison, representing the 1st district.
Lisa Wang Lisa Wang is a nationally and internationally ranked rhythmic gymnast.
Liz Cheney Elizabeth Cheney Perry (born July 28, 1966), commonly called Liz, is an American attorney.
Lou Mahaffey Louis Wood "Lou" Mahaffey was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played one season with the Louisville Colonels.
Louis B. Slichter Louis Byrne Slichter (May 19, 1896–March 25, 1978) was an American physicist and geophysicist who directed the Institute of Geophysics at UCLA.
Lowell Bergman Lowell Bergman (born July 24, 1945) is the Reva and David Logan Distinguished Professor of Investigative Reporting at the Graduate School of Journalism at UC Berkeley and director of the Investi...
Lucy Maria Field Wanzer Lucy Maria Field Wanzer was the first woman to be admitted to and graduate from an American medical school west of the Rocky Mountains.
Luther Allison Luther Allison (August 17, 1939 – August 12, 1997) was an American blues guitarist.
Lyman F. Anderson Lyman F. Anderson was a former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Madison Common Council Madison Common Council is a city council: the legislative branch of the government of the City of Madison in Wisconsin.
Mahlon Mitchell Mahlon Mitchell (born February 24, 1977) is an American firefighter, politician, and current President of the Professional Fire Fighters of Wisconsin.
Manfred Swarsensky Manfred Erich Swarsensky (22 October 1906 in Marienfließ in Pomerania – 10 November 1981 in Madison, Wisconsin) was a German-American rabbi.
Marc Behrend Marc James Behrend (born January 11, 1961 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a retired professional American ice hockey goaltender who played 39 NHL regular season games with the Winnipeg Jets between 19...
Marc Webb Marc Preston Webb (born August 31, 1974) is an American music video, short film, and film director.
Margaret George Margaret George (born in 1943) is an American historian and historical novelist.
Maria Schneider (cartoonist) Maria Schneider is an American humorist, cartoonist and illustrator best known for her work with the satirical online newspaper The Onion and her comic strip Pathetic Geek Stories.
Marjorie R. Turnbull Marjorie R. Turnbull (born July 4, 1940, in Madison, Wisconsin) previously served as a Representative in the House of Representatives of the U.S. state of Florida.
Mark Johnson (ice hockey) Mark "Magic" Johnson (born September 22, 1957 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) is the ice hockey coach for the University of Wisconsin–Madison women's ice hockey team.
Mark Myers Mark D. Myers is an American geologist who served as the fourteenth Director of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).
Mark Pocan Mark Pocan (born August 14, 1964) is an American politician and businessman who has served in the United States House of Representatives, representing Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district, sin...
Miles Walser Miles Walser is a twenty-two year old award-winning white middle-class American poet whose writing touches upon issues of gender binary, dichotomies, race, transgender themes such as hate crimes...
Milton McPike Milton McPike was an American educator and San Francisco 49ers player, and the principal of Madison East High School for 23 years.
Monte Smith Monte Smith is a former guard in the National Football League.
Mortimer M. Jackson Mortimer Melville Jackson (March 5, 1809 – October 13, 1889) was an American Whig politician and diplomat from Wisconsin.
Nathan Feinsinger Nathan Paul Feinsinger (September 20, 1902 – November 3, 1983) was a professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School.
Neal Ulevich Neal Hirsh Ulevich (born June 18, 1946) is an American photographer who won a Pulitzer Prize in 1977 for "photographs of disorder and brutality in the streets of Bangkok".
Neil Walker (swimmer) Neil Scott Walker (born June 25, 1976) is an American former competition swimmer, Olympic champion, and former world record-holder in multiple events.
Nellie Y. McKay Nellie Yvonne McKay was an American academic and author who was the Evjue-Bascom Professor of American and African-American Literature at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she also taug...
Nick Eversman Nick Eversman is an American actor, best known for his role as Michael Winstone on the ABC mystery drama Missing.
Nick Grinde Nick Grindé (January 12, 1893 – June 19, 1979) was an American film director and screenwriter.
Nick Hexum Nicholas Lofton Hexum (born April 12, 1970) is an American musician and songwriter, currently the vocalist and guitarist for the multi-platinum alternative rock band 311 and for The Nick Hexum Q...
Nick Kiriazis Nick Kiriazis (born June 9, 1969) is American television actor.
Nicole Joraanstad Nicole Joraanstad (born November 10, 1980 in Seattle, Washington) is an American curler from Madison, Wisconsin.
Nietzchka Keene Professor Nietzchka Keene (1952–2004) was an American film director and writer best known for The Juniper Tree, a feature film shot in Iceland, and starring the Icelandic singer Björk in her...
Noah Dietrich Noah Dietrich was an American business executive, who acted as Chief Executive Officer of the Howard Hughes empire from 1925 until 1957, when, according to his own memoir, he left the Hughes ope...
Odessa Piper Odessa Piper (born 1953) is an American restaurateur and chef.
Oliver Patterson Watts Oliver Patterson Watts (1865–1953) was a professor of chemical engineering and applied electrochemistry at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Oscar G. Mayer, Jr. Oscar Gustave Mayer (March 16, 1914 – July 6, 2009) was an American business executive who served as chairman of the Oscar Mayer meat and cold cut production company headquartered in Madis...
Owen Mays Owen Mays (born November 1, 1982) is an American country musician from Madison, Wisconsin.
Pat MacDonald Pat MacDonald (born August 6, 1952, Green Bay, Wisconsin) is an American musician and songwriter.
Pat MacDonald (musician) Pat MacDonald (born August 6, 1952, Green Bay, Wisconsin) is an American musician and songwriter.
Pat Neshek Patrick J. Neshek (born September 4, 1980) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the St. Louis Cardinals.
Richard Lamm Richard Douglas "Dick" Lamm (born September 12, 1935) is an American politician, writer, Certified Public Accountant, college professor, and lawyer.
Rick Graf Richard Glenn Graf (born August 29, 1964 in Iowa City, Iowa) is a former professional American football linebacker for eight years in the National Football League for the Miami Dolphins (1987-19...
Rick Neuheisel Richard Gerald "Rick" Neuheisel, Jr. (born February 7, 1961), is a TV football analyst, former American football coach, former player, and attorney.
Rick Reichardt Frederic Carl Reichardt (born March 16, 1943 in Madison, Wisconsin) was a Major League outfielder for the Los Angeles Angels/California Angels (1964–70), Washington Senators (1970), Chicago Whit...
Rob Marshall Rob Marshall (born October 17, 1960) is an American theater director, film director and choreographer.
Robert Creighton Buck Robert Creighton Buck (30 August 1920 Cincinnati – 1 February 1998 Wisconsin), usually quoted as R. Creighton Buck, was an American mathematician who, with Ralph Boas, introduced Boas–Buck polyn...
Robert Dwayne Gruss Robert Dwayne Gruss (born June 25, 1955) is a bishop of the Catholic Church in the United States.
Robert M. La Follette, Jr. Robert Marion "Young Bob" La Follette, Jr. (February 6, 1895 – February 24, 1953) was an American senator from Wisconsin from 1925 to 1947, the son of Robert M. La Follette, Sr. and Belle ...
Robert M. La Follette, Sr. Robert Marion "Fighting Bob" La Follette, Sr. (June 14, 1855June 18, 1925) was an American Republican (and later a Progressive) politician.
Scott Cutlip Scott Munson Cutlip was a pioneer in public relations education.
Scott Evertz Scott Evertz (born in Washington, D.C.) is Senior Vice President at Gibraltar Associates, a strategic PR firm in Washington, DC, where he leads the health policy practice.
Scott Kooistra Daniel Scott Kooistra KOI-struh Born October 14, 1980 is an American football offensive tackle free agent.
Scott L. Klug Scott L. Klug (born January 16, 1953) is an American politician who served as a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from Wisconsin, representing Wisconsin's 2.
Scott Resnick (politician) Scott Resnick is a member of the Common Council in the City of Madison, WI, representing the 8th District since April of 2011.
Shaka Smart Shaka Smart (born April 8, 1977) is an American college basketball coach, and the head coach of the Virginia Commonwealth University Rams men's basketball program.
Shaletta Porterfield Shaletta Tawanna Porterfield won the 2011 Miss Wisconsin USA pageant held in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin on Sunday, September 19, 2010.
Sherri Steinhauer Sherri Steinhauer is an American golfer who plays on the Legends Tour.
Simon Sparrow Simon Sparrow (1925-2000) was an American folk artist, a painter and mixed media artist who was born in West Africa and grew up in North Carolina on a Cherokee Reservation.
Stuart Nash Scott Stuart Nash Scott was United States Ambassador to Portugal from 1973 to 1975.
Sue Rohan Sue Rohan is a former member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Sumner Slichter Sumner Huber Slichter (1892–1959) was an American economist and the first Lamont University Professor at Harvard University.
Svetlana Alliluyeva Svetlana Iosifovna Alliluyeva (Светла́на Ио́сифовна Аллилу́ева, სვეტლანა ალილუევა; 28 February 1926 – 22 November 2011), later known as Lana Peters (ლანა პეტერსი), was the youngest child a...
Tammy Baldwin Tammy Suzanne Green Baldwin (born February 11, 1962) is the junior United States Senator from Wisconsin and a member of the Democratic Party.
Ted Scalissi Thodore Glenn "Ted" Scalissi was a professional American football and basketball player.
Teresa McGovern Teresa Jane "Terry" McGovern (June 10, 1949 – December 13, 1994) was the daughter of United States Senator and 1972 presidential candidate George McGovern.
Terrence Wall Terrence Wall (born 1964) is a real estate developer in Madison, Wisconsin with over thirty years of experience in the field.
Tyne Daly Ellen Tyne Daly (born February 21, 1946) is an American stage and screen actress, known for her work as Detective Mary Beth Lacey in the television series Cagney & Lacey, Maxine Gray in the...
Tyrone Braxton Tyrone Scott Braxton (born December 17, 1964 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a former American football defensive back who played for the Denver Broncos for most of his career from 1987 to 1999.
Uta Hagen Uta Thyra Hagen (12 June 1919 – 14 January 2004) was a German-born American actress and drama teacher.
Vern Geishert Vernon William Geishert (born January 10, 1946 in Madison, Wisconsin) is a retired American professional baseball player.
Vinnie Ream Lavinia Ellen Ream Hoxie (September 25, 1847 – January 12, 1914) was an American sculptor.
W. Patrick Donlin W. Patrick Donlin was a judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals and supreme advocate of the Knights of Columbus.
Walter C. Davis Walter C. Steel Arm Davis was an American baseball player in the Negro Leagues from 1923 to 1935.
Walter Samuel Goodland Walter Samuel Goodland (December 22, 1862March 12, 1947) was an American politician and the 31st Governor of Wisconsin.
Wayne Morse Wayne Lyman Morse (October 20, 1900July 22, 1974) was a politician and attorney from Oregon, United States, known for his proclivity for opposing his parties' leadership, and specifically for hi...
Wesley Matthews Wesley Matthews, Jr. (born October 14, 1986) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Portland Trail Blazers in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Willard Waterman Willard Lewis Waterman (August 29, 1914, Madison, Wisconsin – February 2, 1995, Burlingame, California) was a character actor in films, TV and on radio, remembered best for succeeding Harold Pea...
William Eich William Eich is a former Chief Judge of the Wisconsin Court of Appeals.
William Hawley (general) William Hawley was a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War who was nominated and confirmed for appointment to the grade of brevet brigadier general in 1866.
William Henry Brisbane Reverend Dr. William Henry Brisbane (October 12, 1806 Beaufort County, South Carolina - April 5, 1878 Arena, Wisconsin) was a Baptist minister of the southern United States who, having convinced...