Abraham J. Twerski Abraham Joshua Twerski (אֲבְרָהָם יְהוֹשֻׁע טווערסקי; born October 6, 1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American Hasidic rabbi, a scion of the Chernobil Hasidic dynasty, and a psychiatri...
Alden Carter Alden R. Carter (Born April 7, 1947) is an American writer primarily known for his young adult novels, stories, and non-fiction.
Alex Bledsoe Alex Bledsoe is an American author best known for his novels of the sword and sorcery and urban fantasy genre.
Alfred Brunson Alfred Brunson (February 9, 1793 - August 3, 1882) was an American Methodist circuit rider, lawyer, and territorial legislator.
Alfred E. Kahn Alfred Edward Kahn (October 17, 1917December 27, 2010) was an American professor, an expert in regulation and deregulation, and an important influence in the deregulation of the airline and ener...
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.
Algie Martin Simons Algie Martin Simons was an American socialist journalist, newspaper editor, and political activist, best remembered as the editor of The International Socialist Review for nearly a decade.
Alice Beck Kehoe Alice Beck Kehoe (born 1934, New York City) is an anthropologist.
Alison Townsend Alison Townsend (born Pennsburg, Pennsylvania) is an American poet.
Alter Esselin Alter Esselin, was a Russian born American poet who wrote in the Yiddish language.
Amos Fries Amos Alfred Fries was a general in the United States Army and 1898 graduate of the United States Military Academy.
Amos Wilder Amos Niven Wilder (September 18, 1895 Madison, Wisconsin - May 4, 1993) was an American poet, minister, and theology professor.
Andrew Jackson Turner Andrew Jackson Turner (September 24, 1832 – June 10, 1905) was an American politician, newspaper editor, and businessman.
Angna Enters Anita "Angna" Enters (April 18, 1897, New York City, New York – February 25, 1989, Tenafly, New Jersey) was a dancer, mime, painter, writer, novelist and playwright.
Ann Jones (author) Ann Jones (born September 3, 1937) is a journalist and author of a number of non-fiction books about her research into women's and humanitarian issues: Women Who Kill, Kabul in Winter, ...
Anna Sheehan Anna Sheehan is an American writer and novelist, best known as the author of A Long, Long Slee].
Anne Pellowski Anna Rose Pellowski, Kashubian American educator and author, was born June 28, 1933 on the family farm in the Trempealeau County town of Arcadia, Wisconsin, daughter of Alexander and Anna (Doraw...
Anthony Weston Anthony Weston is an American philosopher, teacher, and writer.
Antler (poet) Antler (born Brad Burdick, 1946, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA) is an American poet who lives in Wisconsin.
Arnold Dresden Arnold Dresden (1882–1954) was a Dutch-American mathematician in the first part of the twentieth century, known for his work in the calculus of variations and collegiate mathematics education.
Arnold Gesell Arnold Lucius Gesell (21 June 1880 - 29 May 1961) was a psychologist and pediatrician who helped develop the field of child development.
Arthur A. Vogel Arthur Anton Vogel was fifth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri.
Arthur Anton Vogel Arthur Anton Vogel (February 24, 1924 – March 6, 2012) was fifth bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Missouri.
Arthur G. Hansen Arthur Gene "Art" Hansen (February 28, 1925 – July 5, 2010) was a philanthropist and former chancellor of several American universities.
August Derleth August William Derleth (February 24, 1909 – July 4, 1971) was an American writer and anthologist.
Ayad Akhtar Ayad Akhtar (born October 28, 1970) is an American actor and writer.
Balthasar H. Meyer Balthasar Henry Meyer (May 28, 1866 – February 9, 1954) was an American government official and professor of economics and sociology.
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 Hecht Ben Hecht (1894–1964) was an American screenwriter, director, producer, playwright, and novelist.
Ben Lawton Ben Redmond Lawton, M.D., F.A.C.S. (July 17, 1922 – May 18, 1987) was an eminent physician, general & thoracic surgeon, healthcare-reformer, educator, and President of the University of Wisconsin Board of Regents from 1984 to 1986.
Benjamin Blessum Benjamin Blessum (November 4, 1877 – October 4, 1954) was an American painter, graphic artist and illustrator.
Beth Moore Wanda Elizabeth "Beth" Moore (born Wanda Elizabeth Green on June 16, 1957) is an American evangelist, author, and Bible teacher.
Bill Rebane Baron Bill Rebane (born February 8, 1937) is an American film director, producer, and screenwriter.
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.
Byron Andrews Byron Andrews (1852–1910)- United States journalist, ambassador, statesman, lecturer and author.
Callista Gingrich Callista Louise Gingrich (née Bisek; born March 4, 1966) is the President of Gingrich Productions.
Carl D. Thompson Carl Dean Thompson (1870 - 1949) was a Congregationalist minister, Christian Socialist, and Social Democratic politician in the United States.
Carl Sandburg Carl August Sandburg (January 6, 1878 – July 22, 1967) was an American writer and editor best known for poetry.
Carl Schurz Carl Christian Schurz (March 2, 1829 – May 14, 1906) was a German revolutionary, American statesman and reformer, U.S. Minister to Spain, Union Army General in the American Civil War, U. S. Sena...
Carleton B. Joeckel Carleton Bruns Joeckel, was a librarian, advocate, scholar, decorated soldier and a contributor to the field of library science.
Carlotta Perry Carlotta Perry (1839 in Michigan - 1914 in Chicago) was among a group of premier women poets of the late 19th century.
Carole Barrowman Carole Emily Barrowman (born 20 April 1959 in Glasgow, Scotland) is a British-American Professor of English and Director of Creative Studies in Writing at Alverno College, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, ...
Carrie Jacobs-Bond Carrie Minetta Jacobs-Bond (August 11, 1862 – December 28, 1946) was an American singer, pianist, and songwriter who composed some 175 pieces of popular music from the 1890s through the e...
Charles Cicchetti Charles J. Cicchetti is a member of Pacific Economics Group, a Senior Advisor to Pacific Economics Group Research, and a Professor of Economics at the University of Southern California.
Charles Edward Barns Charles Edward Barns (July 23, 1862 – May 24, 1937) was an American writer, journalist, astronomer, theater impresario, and publisher.
Charles Kenneth Leith Charles Kenneth Leith (January 20, 1875 - September 13, 1956) was an American geologist.
Charles King (general) Charles King (October 12, 1844 in Albany, New York – March 17, 1933 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) was a United States soldier and a distinguished writer.
Charles Wedemeyer Charles A. Wedemeyer (1911–1999) was a pioneer in the field of independent and distance learning.
Charlie Hill Charles Allan 'Charlie' Hill (July 6, 1951 – December 30, 2013) was an Oneida-Mohawk-Cree stand-up comedian, actor and writer.
Chase Osborn Chase Salmon Osborn (January 22, 1860 – April 11, 1949) was an American politician, newspaper reporter and publisher, and explorer.
Chris Gardner Christopher Paul "Chris" Gardner (born February 9, 1954) is an American entrepreneur, investor, stockbroker, motivational speaker, author, and philanthropist who, during the early 1980s, struggl...
Christopher Bakken Christopher Bakken (born 1967 Madison, Wisconsin) an American poet, translator, and professor at Allegheny College.
Clay Perry Clair Willard Perry (1887-1961), called Clay Perry, was an American writer and outdoorsman.
Clifford D. Simak Clifford Donald Simak (August 3, 1904 – April 25, 1988) was an American science fiction writer.
Connie Clausen Connie Clausen (born Constance Clausen on June 11, 1923, in Menasha, Wisconsin, and died September 7, 1997, in New York City) was an actress, author, and literary agent.
Cordwainer Smith Cordwainer Smith was the pseudonym used by American author Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger (July 11, 1913 – August 6, 1966) for his science fiction works.
Craig Rice (author) Craig Rice (1908–1957); born Georgiana Ann Randolph Craig; was an American author of mystery novels and short stories, sometimes described as "the Dorothy Parker of detective fiction."
Craig Thompson Craig Matthew Thompson (born September 21, 1975) is a graphic novelist best known for his books Good-bye, Chunky Rice (1999), Blankets (2003), Carnet de Voyage (2004) and Habibi ...
Curtis W. Tarr Curtis William Tarr (September 18, 1924 – June 21, 2013) was an American academic best known for his role in the reform of the Selective Service System—in particular, of the draft lottery, which...
Dale Wasserman Dale Wasserman (November 2, 1914 – December 21, 2008) was an American playwright.
Dan Davies Daniel Joseph "Dan" Davies (born December 25, 1965) is an American actor, screenplay writer and producer.
Dan Fitzsimons Dan Fitzsimons (born February 26, 1969) is an American screenwriter who has written a miniseries and two television movies.
Dan Harmon Dan Harmon (born January 3, 1973) is an American writer and performer.
Dan Savage Daniel Keenan "Dan" Savage (born October 7, 1964) is a gay American author, media pundit, journalist and newspaper editor.
Daniel D. Blinka Daniel D. Blinka is a practicing trial lawyer and law professor at Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Daniel E. Freeman Daniel Evan Freeman (born 27 April 1959) is an American musicologist who specializes in European art music of the eighteenth century, in particular the musical culture of eighteenth-century Prag...
Daniel Hoan Daniel Webster "Dan" Hoan (1881–1961) was a United States lawyer and politician.
Daniel M. Hausman Daniel M. Hausman (born March 27, 1947, Chicago, Illinois) is an American philosopher.
Daniel P. Coughlin (author) Daniel P. Coughlin is an American film and fiction writer with three feature films to his credit, Lake Dead, which was selected by Lionsgate for their 2007 After Dark HorrorFest - 8 ...
David Williamson Shaffer David Williamson Shaffer is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the departments of Educational Psychology and Curriculum and Instruction, a Game Scientist at the Wisconsin Cent...
David Wroblewski David Wroblewski (born 1959) is an American novelist whose first novel was The Story of Edgar Sawtelle.
David Zurawik David Zurawik is an American journalist and author.
Dean Grennell Dean A. Grennell was an American firearms expert, a writer/editor, and active science fiction fan.
Debra Monroe Debra Monroe is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and essayist.
Delia Akeley Delia Julia Akeley (1875 – 1970), commonly known by her nickname, Mickie, was an American explorer.
Dena Epstein Dena Julia Polacheck Epstein (30 November 1916 – 14 November 2013) was an American music librarian, author, and musicologist.
Dennis E. Batt Dennis E. Batt (1886 - 19xx) was an American political journalist and trade union activist.
Dickey Chapelle Dickey Chapelle, born Georgette Louise Meyer (March 14, 1919–November 4, 1965), was an American photojournalist known for her work as a war correspondent from World War II through th...
Dismas Becker Dismas Becker (September 16, 1936 – September 19, 2010) was an American Democratic politician, civil rights activist and former Discalced Carmelite friar and Catholic priest from Wisconsin.
Don L. Johnson Don L. Johnson was among Wisconsin's best known outdoor writers.
Don Perrin Don Perrin (born 1 October 1964) is a Canadian writer and former military officer.
Donald Sankey Farner Donald Sankey Farner (May 2, 1915 Waumandee, Wisconsin – May 18, 1988) was an American ornithologist.
Donald Stoltenberg Donald Hugo Stoltenberg (born October 15, 1927 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American painter and author.
Donn F. Draeger Donald Frederick "Donn" Draeger (April 15, 1922 – October 20, 1982) was an internationally-known teacher and practitioner of Japanese martial arts.
Dorr Felt Dorr Eugene Felt (1862–1930) was an American inventor and industrialist who was known for having invented the Comptometer, an early computing device, and the Comptograph, the first printin...
Doug La Follette Douglas J. "Doug" La Follette (born June 6, 1940) is an American academic, environmental activist, and politician from the state of Wisconsin.
Doug Larson Doug Larson was a columnist and editor for the Door County Advocate and wrote a daily column for the Green Bay Press-Gazette — both Wisconsin-based newspapers.
E. D. E. N. Southworth Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth (December 26, 1819 – June 30, 1899) was an American writer of more than 60 novels in the latter part of the 19th century.
E. E. Smith Edward Elmer Smith PhD (also E. E. Smith, E. E. "Doc" Smith, Doc Smith, "Skylark" Smith, or—to his family—Ted) (May 2, 1890 – August 31, 1965) was an American food engineer (specializing in doughnut and pastry mixes) and early science fiction author, best known...
Earl F. Ziemke Earl Frederick Ziemke was an American military historian whose work was mainly on World War II and especially the Soviet-German clash in Eastern Europe.
Earnest Hooton Earnest Albert Hooton (November 20, 1887 – May 3, 1954) was a U.S. physical anthropologist known for his work on racial classification and his popular writings such as the book Up From T...
Eben E. Rexford Eben Eugene Rexford (16 July 1848 - 18 October 1916) was an American writer and poet, and author of lyrics to popular and gospel songs.
Ebenezer Childs Ebenezer Childs (April 3, 1797 – December 15, 1864) was an American pioneer, builder, and legislator.
Edgar Wilson Nye Edgar Wilson "Bill" Nye was a distinguished American journalist, who later became widely known as a humorist.
Edith Nash Edith Nash (July 12, 1913 – November 9, 2003) was an American educator and poet.
Edward Everett Nourse Edward Everett Nourse, D.D. (December 24, 1863 – 1929) was an American Congregational theologian.
Edward Fitzpatrick Edward A. Fitzpatrick, Ph.D. (August 29, 1884 – September 13, 1960) was an American college administrator, author, editor, government official, military officer, and conscription expert.
Edward Weismiller Edward Ronald Weismiller (born August 3, 1915 Monticello, Wisconsin) was an American poet, scholar and professor of English, George Washington University.
Edwin E. Bryant Edwin Eustace Bryant (January 10, 1835 - August 11, 1903) was an American lawyer and politician.
Edwin E. Witte Edwin E. Witte was an economist who focused on social insurance issues for the state of Wisconsin and for the Committee on Economic Security.
Edwin M. Leidel, Jr. The Rt. Rev. Edwin Max Leidel, Jr. was the Provisional Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire 2010-2013.
Elias Molee Elias Molee (January 3, 1845 - September 27, 1928) was an American journalist, philologist and linguist.
Elizabeth Jordan Elizabeth Garver Jordan (May 9, 1865 – February 24, 1947) was an American journalist, author, editor, and suffragist, now remembered primarily for having edited the first two novels of Sinclair...
Ella Wheeler Wilcox Ella Wheeler Wilcox (November 5, 1850October 30, 1919) was an American author and poet.
Ellen Kort Ellen Kort is an American poet, named the first Poet Laureate of Wisconsin in 2000 by Governor Tommy Thompson.
Ellen Raskin Ellen Ermingard Raskin (March 13, 1928 - August 8, 1984) was an American writer, illustrator and fashion designer.
Emanuel L. Philipp Emanuel Lorenz Philipp (March 25, 1861– June 15, 1925) was the 23rd Governor of Wisconsin, United States, from 1915 to 1921.
Emil Seidel Emil Seidel (1864–1947) was a patternmaker who served as the mayor of Milwaukee from 1910 to 1912.
Emma Helen Blair Emma Helen Blair (September 12, 1851, Menasha, Wisconsin—September 25, 1911, Madison, Wisconsin) was a United States historian, journalist and editor, whose most notable work was a monumen...
Emory Richard Johnson Emory Richard Johnson (22 March 1864 in Waupun, Wisconsin – 1950) was a United States economist who specialized in transportation issues.
Erin Mirabella Erin Veenstra-Mirabella (born 18 May 1978 in Racine) is an American competitive cyclist.
Erwin Ackerknecht Erwin Heinz Ackerknecht (born 1906 in Stettin, died 1988 in Zürich) was an active and influential Trotskyist in the 1930s who had to flee Germany in 1933 after Hitler’s rise to power.
Erwin Heinz Ackerknecht Erwin Heinz Ackerknecht was an active and influential Trotskyist in the 1930s who had to flee Germany in 1933 after Hitler’s rise to power.
Eugene W. Chafin Eugene Wilder Chafin (November 1, 1852 – November 30, 1920) was an United States politician from the Prohibition Party.
Fabian Bruskewitz Fabian Wendelin Bruskewitz (born September 6, 1935) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Fay Marvin Clark Fay Marvin Clark (born 1907, La Crosse, Wisconsin, died 1991) was a real-estate developer, entrepreneur and politician.
Felix Pollak Felix Pollak (November 11, 1909 – November 19, 1987) was an American librarian, translator, and poet.
Flavia Camp Canfield Flavia Camp Canfield (January 28, 1844 - August 12, 1930) was an artist, author, and founder of the Columbus Federation of Women's Clubs.
Florence Parry Heide Florence Parry Heide (February 27, 1919 – October 23, 2011) was a bestselling American children's writer.
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...
Frances Hamerstrom Frances "Fran" Hamerstrom (December 16, 1908 - August 29, 1998) was an American author, naturalist and ornithologist known for her work with the greater prairie chicken in Wisconsin, and for her...
Frances Willard (suffragist) Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard (September 28, 1839 – February 17, 1898) was an American educator, temperance reformer, and women's suffragist.
Francis Utley Francis Lee Utley (born May 25, 1907 in Watertown, Wisconsin, and died March 8, 1974) is a folklorist, linguist, medievalist, scholar of onomastics and literature, educator, and author.
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 Lewis Nason Frank Lewis Nason (May 12, 1856 – September 12, 1928) was an American mining engineer, teacher, and writer.
Frank Zeidler Frank Paul Zeidler (September 20, 1912 – July 7, 2006) was an American Socialist politician and Mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, serving three terms from April 20, 1948 to April 18, 1960.
Frederic Heath Frederic Faries "Fred" Heath (1864–1954) was an American socialist politician and journalist who was a founding member of the Social Democratic Party of America in 1897 and the Socialist Party o...
Frederic O. MacCartney Frederic O. MacCartney (November 2, 1864 – May 26, 1903) was an American Unitarian minister and socialist politician.
Frederick H. Buttel Frederick Howard Buttel was the William H. Sewell Professor of Rural Sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Frederick Jackson Turner Frederick Jackson Turner (November 14, 1861 – March 14, 1932) was an American historian in the early 20th century, based at the University of Wisconsin until 1910, and then at Harvard.
Gary Gygax Ernest Gary Gygax (July 27, 1938 – March 4, 2008) was an American writer and game designer best known for co-creating the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) with ...
Gene DeWeese Thomas Eugene DeWeese (January 31, 1934 – March 19, 2012) was an American writer of science fiction, best known for his Star Trek novels.
Genevieve Foster Genevieve Stump Foster (April 13, 1893 – August 30, 1979) was an American children's writer who illustrated most of her own books.
George Bunn (diplomat) George Bunn (May 26, 1925 – April 21, 2013) was an American diplomat, lawyer, and nonproliferation expert.
George Wilbur Peck George Wilbur Peck (September 28, 1840– April 16, 1916) was an American writer and politician who served as the 17th Governor of Wisconsin.
Gerald Morris Gerald Morris (October 29, 1963–) is an American author.
Gerda Lerner Gerda Lerner (April 30, 1920 – January 2, 2013) was a historian, author and teacher.
Gertrude Sanborn Gertrude Sanborn was an American author who lived in Milwaukee.
Glenn Boyer Glenn G. Boyer was a controversial author who published three books and a number of articles about Wyatt Earp and related figures in the American Old West. His publications were for many years regarded as the authoritative source on Wyatt Earp's life.
Glenn Frank Glenn Frank (October 1, 1887 – September 15, 1940) was a president of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and The Century Magazines editor-in-chief.
Gordon MacQuarrie Gordon MacQuarrie (July 3, 1900 – November 10, 1956) was an American writer and journalist.
Gordon Zahn Gordon Zahn was an American sociologist, pacifist, professor, and author.
Grant Showerman Grant Showerman Ph.D. (January 9, 1870 — November 13, 1935) was an American classical scholar.
Greg Dean Schmitz Greg Dean Schmitz is an American online film critic known for his movie news website, Upcomingmovies.com, and its second version as Greg's Previews of Upcoming Movies as part of Yahoo!...
Gregory S. Aldrete Gregory S. Aldrete (born 1966) is a professor of history and humanistic studies currently teaching at the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay, where he has been teaching since 1995.
Gustaf Unonius Gustaf Elias Marius Unonius also referred to as Gustav Unonius, Gustave Unonius, Gustavus Unonius, or Gustov Unonius ( 25 August 1810 - 14 October 1902) was a pioneer an...
Hamlin Garland Hannibal Hamlin Garland (September 14, 1860 – March 4, 1940) was an American novelist, poet, psychical researcher essayist, and short story writer.
Hans Gerhard Stub Hans Gerhard Stub was an American Lutheran theologian and church leader.
Hans Tambs Lyche Hans Tambs Lyche was a Norwegian engineer, unitarian minister, journalist and magazine editor.
Harrison Carroll Hobart Harrison Carroll Hobart was a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War and a lawyer and politician in the state of Wisconsin.
Harry Gordon Selfridge Harry Gordon Selfridge, Sr. (11 January 1858 – 8 May 1947) was an American-born British retail magnate who founded the London-based department store Selfridges.
Harvey J. Kaye Harvey J Kaye is an American historian and sociologist.
Helen C. White Helen C. White (November 26, 1896 – June 7, 1967) was an English professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Henry Everett McNeil Henry Everett McNeil (1862 - December 1929) was a leading children's author of the 1910s and 1920s, and was an original and core member of the Kalem Club circle around the writer H. P. Lovecraft.
Henry Harnden Henry Harnden (March 4, 1823 – March 17, 1900) was an officer in the United States Army during the American Civil War.
Herbert Eugene Bolton Herbert Eugene Bolton (July 20, 1870 – January 30, 1953) was an American historian who pioneered the study of the Spanish-American borderlands and was a prominent authority on Spanish American h...
Herbert Kubly Herbert Oswald Nicholas Kubly (April 26, 1915 – August 7, 1996) was an American author and playwright.
Herbert S. Lewis Herbert S. Lewis (born May 8, 1934) is a Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he had taught since 1963.
Herman Amberg Preus Herman Amberg Preus (June 16, 1825 – July 2, 1894) was an American Lutheran clergyman and church leader.
Hugo O. Engelmann Hugo Otto Engelmann (September 11, 1917 – February 2, 2002) was an American sociologist, anthropologist and general systems theorist.
Iceberg Slim Robert Beck (August 4, 1918 – April 28, 1992), also known as Iceberg Slim, was a reformed pimp and American author of urban fiction.
Increase A. Lapham Increase Allen Lapham (March 7, 1811 – September 14, 1875) was an author, scientist, and naturalist.
J. Martin Klotsche J. Martin Klotsche (November 28, 1907 – 4 February 1995), was an American professor of history and the first chancellor of the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
Jacquelyn Mitchard Jacquelyn Mitchard (born December 10, 1956) is an American journalist and author.
James A. Gross James A. Gross (born 1934) is an American educator and historian who teaches United States labor law and labor history at the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations.
James Alton James James Alton James (17 September 1864, Jefferson, Wisconsin - 12 February 1962, Evanston, Illinois) was a United States educator and historian.
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 Breck Perkins James Breck Perkins was an American historian, a United States Congressman, and a writer.
James DeKoven James DeKoven (September 19, 1831 – March 19, 1879) was a priest, an educator and a leader of the Oxford Movement in the Episcopal Church.
James Frenkel James Raymond Frenkel (born 1948) is an American editor of science fiction, fantasy, mysteries, thrillers, historical fiction, and other books, formerly for Tom Doherty Associates (Tor Books and...
James Gates Percival James Gates Percival (September 15, 1795 – May 2, 1856) was an American poet and geologist, born in Berlin, Connecticut and died in Hazel Green, Wisconsin.
James Henry Lockwood James Henry Lockwood (December 7, 1793 – August 24, 1857) was an American businessman, fur trapper, lawyer, and public official.
James Kirby Martin James Kirby Martin (born May 26, 1943) is Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen University Professor of History at the University of Houston, Houston, Texas.
James P. Leary James P. Leary is a Folklorist and scholar of Scandinavian Studies, and a Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
James Pond (Medal of Honor) James Burton Pond (June 11, 1838 – June 21, 1903) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
James Purdy James Otis Purdy (July 17, 1914 March 13, 2009) was a controversial American novelist, short-story writer, poet, and playwright who, since his debut in 1956, published over a dozen novels, and m...
James Wilson Seaton James Wilson Seaton (May 24, 1824 - February 11, 1904) was an American lawyer and politician.
Jamie King Jamie King (born in 1972) is a creative director, choreographer, and producer whose work directing concert tours for pop stars has grossed over two billion dollars.
Jan Sophus Jansen Jan Sophus Jansen (February 2, 1870 – March 18, 1953) is believed to be the author and subject of the well known infinitely recursive folk song titled “My name is Jan Jansen” (pronounced in a he...
Jan Vansina Jan Vansina (b. Antwerp, Belgium, 14 September 1929) is a historian and anthropologist specializing in Africa.
Jane Hamilton Jane Hamilton (born July 13, 1957) is an American novelist.
Jane Sherman Jane Sherman (June 14, 1908 – March 16, 2010) was an American writer, performer, composer, and one-time dancer and member of the Rockettes the famed in-house dance troupe of Radio City Mus...
Jay Leggett Jay Michael Leggett (August 9, 1963 – November 23, 2013) was an American actor, improvisational comedian, producer, director, and screenwriter.
Jean Sutton Eugenia Geneva (Jean) Sutton (born Eugenia Geneva Hensen) is an author of science fiction who was born on 5 July 1917.
Jeanne Gomoll Jeanne Gomoll is an American artist, writer, editor, and science fiction fan, who is to be recognized as one of the Guests of Honor at the 72nd World Science Fiction Convention (Loncon 3, the 20...
Jeremiah Curtin Jeremiah Curtin (6 September 1835 – 14 December 1906) was an American translator and folklorist.
Jerome Anthony Watrous Jerome Anthony Watrous was an American author, newspaper writer, politician, and soldier.
Jessica Nelson North Jessica Nelson North (September 7, 1891 – June 3, 1988) was an American author, poet and editor.
Jessica Powers Jessica Powers (February 7, 1905 – August 18, 1988) was an American poet and Carmelite nun.
Jessie Chandler Jessie Chandler (born August 16, 1968) is an American author of mystery and humorous caper fiction, most of which is about lesbian protagonists.
Jim Knipfel Jim Knipfel (born June 2, 1965), is an American novelist, autobiographer, and journalist.
Jim Packard (radio host) Jim Packard (August 15, 1942 – June 18, 2012) was a radio producer and host, best known for being part of Wisconsin Public Radio.
Jim Schley Jim Schley is an American poet, teacher, editor, and theater artist.
Jim VandeHei James "Jim" VandeHei (born 1971) is the executive editor and co-founder of Politico.
Joan D. Vinge Joan D. Vinge (born April 2, 1948 as Joan Carol Dennison) is an American science fiction author.
Joe Schoenmann Joe Schoenmann (born in Madison, Wisconsin) is an American journalist and nonfiction author who has lived in Las Vegas since 1997.
Joel Whitburn Joel Carver Whitburn (born November 29, 1939; Wauwatosa, Wisconsin) is an American author and music historian.
John A. DeNovo John August DeNovo (November 5, 1916-January 26, 2000) was an American historian.
John Azor Kellogg John Azor Kellogg (March 16, 1828–February 10, 1883) was an American military leader and politician from Wisconsin.
John Brayshaw Kaye John Brayshaw Kaye (June 10, 1841 - March 29, 1909) was an English-born American poet, lawyer and politician.
John Brian Harley Brian Harley was a geographer, cartographer, and map historian at the universities of Birmingham, Liverpool, Exeter and Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
John Cudahy John Clarence Cudahy was a real estate developer and American ambassador to Poland, Ireland, Belgium and Luxembourg.
John Gurda John Gurda (born 9 June 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American writer and historian.
John H. Hobart John Henry Hobart (September 14, 1775 – September 12, 1830) was the third Episcopal bishop of New York (1816–1830).
John H. Schroeder John Schroeder was the 5th chancellor of University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee from 1991-1998.
John Henry Hobart John Henry Hobart (September 14, 1775 – September 12, 1830) was the third Episcopal bishop of New York (1816–1830).
John Koethe John Koethe (born December 25, 1945) is an American poet and essayist.
John Lewis Dyer John Lewis Dyer (March 16, 1812 - June 16, 1901) was for some four decades a pioneering Methodist Episcopal itinerant preacher, first in Wisconsin and Minnesota, and then in the mining camps and...
John Luchsinger John Luchsinger was an American jurist, legislator, writer, and pioneer from Wisconsin.
John M. Cooper John M. Cooper (born 1940) is an American historian, author, and educator.
John Toland (author) John Willard Toland (June 29, 1912 – January 4, 2004) was an American writer and historian.
John W. Schaum John W. Schaum was an American pianist, composer, and educator.
Jonathan Harr Jonathan Harr is an American writer, best known for A Civil Action.
Jordan Ellenberg Jordan Stuart Ellenberg (born 1971) is an American mathematician working as a Professor of Mathematics at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Joseph Anthony Joseph Anthony (May 24, 1912 – January 20, 1993) was an American playwright, actor, and director.
Josh Kilmer-Purcell Josh Kilmer-Purcell (born August 28, 1969) is an American writer, television personality, and businessperson.
Josiah Willard Josiah Flint Willard (November 17, 1805 - January 24, 1868) was an American dairy farmer, naturalist and businessman living in Janesville, Wisconsin, who served one term as a Free Soiler member ...
Julia Grace Wales Julia Grace Wales (14 July 1881 – 15 July 1957) was a Canadian academic known for authoring the Wisconsin Plan, a proposal to set up a conference consisting of intellectuals from neutral nations...
Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie Juliette Augusta Magill Kinzie (September 11, 1806 - September 15, 1870) was an American historian, writer and pioneer of the American Midwest.
June Wandrey June Wandrey Mann (1920–2005) was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps from Wautoma, Wisconsin.
Karen McQuestion Karen McQuestion is an American fiction writer who has written books for adults, children and teens.
Kate Hoffmann Peggy Hoffmann is an American writer of over 70 romance novels since 1993 as Kate Hoffmann.
Katharine Elizabeth Dopp Katharine Elizabeth Dopp (first name sometimes misspelt as "Katherine", and signed her books of fiction as "Katharine E. Dopp") (b.
Kathryn Casey Kathryn Casey is an American true crime writer, novelist and journalist.
Kathryn F. Clarenbach Kathryn F. Clarenbach was an early leader of the modern feminist movement in the United States and the first Chairperson of the National Organization for Women (NOW).
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.
Keith N. Schoville Keith Norman Schoville (born 1928) is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, specializing in ancient languages.
Kelly Cherry Kelly Cherry (born December 21, 1940) is an award winning author, poet, and the former Poet Laureate of Virginia (2010–2012).
Ken Krippene Ken Krippene (? – 1980) was a Chicago lawyer turned Hollywood script writer and the author of several books and magazine articles.
Ken Nordine Ken Nordine (born April 13, 1920) is an American voice-over and recording artist, best known for his series of Word Jazz albums.
Kenneth Shaw Kenneth Alan "Buzz" Shaw (born January 31, 1939) was the 10th Chancellor and President of Syracuse University.
Kerry Trask Kerry A. Trask (born October 17, 1941) is an American historian and author.
Kevin Barrett Kevin James Barrett is an American former university lecturer and conspiracy theorist.
Kevin J. Anderson Kevin J. Anderson (born March 27, 1962) is an American science fiction author with over forty bestsellers.
Kris Radish Kris Radish (born Kristine Radish September 18, 1953) is an American best-selling author, award-winning journalist, and nationally syndicated columnist.
Kristen Johnston Kristen Johnston (born September 20, 1967) is an American stage, film, and television actress.
Laird Boswell Laird Boswell is Professor of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, specializing in the history historian of modern France.
Lalita Pandit Lalita Pandit Hogan (ललिता पंडित (Devanagari), للیتا پنڈت (Nastaleeq)) is a Kashmiri Indian poet and a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–La Crosse.
Lan Samantha Chang Lan Samantha Chang (張嵐; pinyin: Zhāng Lán), born 1965, is an American writer of novels and short stories.
Larry Lelli Larry Lelli is an American freelance percussionist.
Larry Rosebaugh Lawrence "Larry" Rosebaugh (sometimes called Lorenzo) (May 16, 1935 - May 18, 2009) was an American streetwise priest and peace activist from Wisconsin who was murdered by masked gunmen in...
Larry Watson Larry Watson is an American author of novels, poetry and short stories.
Laura Ingalls Wilder Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (February 7, 1867 – February 10, 1957) was an American writer, most notably the author of the Little House series of children's novels based on her childhood i...
Laurie Bembenek Lawrencia "Bambi" Bembenek (August 15, 1958 – November 20, 2010), known as Laurie Bembenek, was an American convicted of murdering her husband's ex-wife.
Lawrence Landweber Lawrence Hugh Landweber is John P. Morgridge Professor Emeritus of Computer Science at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Lee Baxandall Lee R. Baxandall (January 26, 1935 – November 28, 2008) was an American writer, translator, editor, and activist, first known for his New Left engagement with cultural topics and then as a leade...
Leonard Berkowitz Leonard Berkowitz is an American social psychologist best known for his research on human aggression.
Lesley Kagen Lesley Kagen is a Milwaukee native and national bestselling novelist.
Liam Callanan Liam Callanan is an American author and professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee.
Luke Timothy Johnson Luke Timothy Johnson (born November 20, 1943) is an American New Testament scholar and historian of early Christianity who is the Robert W. Woodruff Professor of New Testament and Christian Orig...
Lyle Lahey Lyle Lahey (August 23, 1931-February 8, 2013) was an American political cartoonist, journalist and the author of the book The Packer Chronicles (News-Chronicle, 1997) Lahey was born in Abram...
Lyman Draper Lyman Copeland Draper, (September 4, 1815 – August 26, 1891) was a librarian and historian who served as secretary for the Wisconsin Historical Society at Madison, Wisconsin.
Lynda Barry Lynda Jean Barry (born January 2, 1956) is an American cartoonist and author.
M. Rickert Mary Rickert, known as M. Rickert (December 11, 1959 in Port Washington, Wisconsin), is an American writer of fantasy fiction.
Madeleva Wolff Sister M. Madeleva Wolff, C.S.C., (1887 – 1964), the "lady abbess of nun poets", was the third President of Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame, Indiana.
Marcus Lee Hansen Marcus Lee Hansen (December 8, 1892 – May 11, 1938) was a noted American historian.
Margaret George Margaret George (born in 1943) is an American historian and historical novelist.
Margaret Landon Margaret Landon (September 7, 1903 – December 4, 1993) was an American writer best remembered for Anna and the King of Siam, her best-selling 1944 novel of the life of Anna Leonowens w...
Margaret Weis Margaret Edith Weis (born March 16, 1948 in Independence, Missouri, United States) is a fantasy novelist who, along with Tracy Hickman, is one of the original creators of the Dragonlance gam...
Margot Peters Margo Peters (born May 13, 1933, Wausau, Wisconsin) is a noted American author of biographies and novels, including biographies of Charlotte Brontë, Bernard Shaw, Mrs. Patrick Campbell, the Drew...
Marguerite Henry Marguerite Henry (April 13, 1902 – November 26, 1997) was an American writer of children's books.
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.
Marie Hall Ets Marie Hall Ets (born December 16, 1895 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; died Inverness, Florida in January 17, 1984) is an American writer and illustrator best known for children's picture books.
Marilyn Taylor Marilyn L. Taylor is the author of eight collections of poetry.
Mark Schorer Mark Schorer (May 17, 1908 – August 11, 1977) was an American writer, critic, and scholar born in Sauk City, Wisconsin.
Martha Vicinus Martha Vicinus is an American scholar of English literature and Women's Studies.
Marvin H. Bovee Marvin H. Bovee was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.
Mary Agria Mary A Agria (born 24 March 1941) is an American writer who spent her early career as a journalist and non-fiction writer, then in 'retirement' began writing a series of novels that deal with t...
Mary D. Bradford Mary D. Bradford became the first woman in Wisconsin, USA to serve as Superintendent of a major city school system.
Mary La Chapelle Mary La Chapelle (born April 28, 1955 Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American short story writer.
Mary Willis Walker Mary Willis Walker (born May 24, 1942, Fox Point, Wisconsin) is an American crime fiction author.
Matthea Harvey Matthea Harvey (born September 3, 1973) is a contemporary American poet, writer and professor.
Max Garland Max Garland is a poet and professor of English literature.
Merton M. Sealts, Jr. Merton M. Sealts, Jr. (December 8, 1915 - June 4, 2000) was a scholar of American literature, focusing on Ralph Waldo Emerson and Herman Melville.
Michael Felger Michael Felger (born August 6, 1969 in Milwaukee) is sports radio talk show host on WBZ-FM in Boston, co-hosting "Felger and Massarotti" with Tony Massarotti, a former columnist for both the Bos...
Michael Norman Michael Norman (born June 29, 1947 in Macomb, Illinois) is an American author known for his Haunted superstitious series with Beth Scott.
Michael Norman (author) Michael Norman (born June 29, 1947 in Macomb, Illinois) is an American author known for his supernatural book series Haunted which he has written alongside fellow author Beth Scott.
Michael Perry (author) Michael Perry (born 1964) is an American author, born and raised in New Auburn, Wisconsin.
Michael Uebel Michael Uebel (born 1964), a pioneer in the application of psychological insights to the historical intersections of social, personal, and imaginative phenomena, is a psychotherapist and researc...
Mike Beacom Mike Beacom is a pro and college football writer, and the president and chairman of the Fantasy Sports Writers Association (FSWA).
Milton H. Erickson Milton Hyland Erickson (5 December 1901 – 25 March 1980) was an American psychiatrist specializing in medical hypnosis and family therapy.
Milton K. Ozaki Milton K. Ozaki (June 14, 1913 - November 7, 1989), born in Racine, Wisconsin from a Japanese father (Jingaro Ozaki, who later changed his name to Frank) and an American mother, Augusta Rathbun,...
Paul A. Chadbourne Paul Ansel Chadbourne (October 21, 1823 – February 23, 1883) was an American educator and naturalist who served as President of University of Wisconsin from 1867 to 1870, and President of Willia...
Paul M. Gahlinger Paul M. Gahlinger, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., FACOEM, (born in Green Bay, Wisconsin) is an American scientist, physician, and author.
Paul MacKendrick Paul Lachlan MacKendrick (1914 – 1998) was an American classicist, author and teacher.
Paul Poberezny Paul Howard Poberezny (September 14, 1921 – August 22, 2013) was an American aviator and aircraft designer.
Paul Samuel Reinsch Paul Samuel Reinsch (June 10, 1869–January 26, 1923), was an American political scientist and diplomat.
Peer Stromme Peer Stromme also Per Olsen Strømme (September 15, 1856 - September 15, 1921) was an American pastor, teacher, journalist, and author.
Peg Kehret Peg Kehret (whose name is pronounced like the English word carrot) is an American author, primarily writing for children between the ages of 8 and 15.
Peter Egan (columnist) Peter Egan is an American writer known for his monthly columns, Side Glances in Road & Track magazine and Leanings in Cycle World magazine, as well as road tests and occasional f...
Peter Iverson Peter Iverson (born April 4, 1944) is the Regents Professor of History at Arizona State University.
Peter Straub Peter Francis Straub (born March 2, 1943) is an American author and poet.
Philip Krejcarek Philip Krejcarek is a Wisconsin-based fine-art photographer and artist.
Philip La Follette Philip Fox La Follette (May 8, 1897 – August 18, 1965) was an American politician from the US state of Wisconsin.
Pleasant Rowland Pleasant Rowland (born Pleasant Williams Thiele circa 1941) is an American educator, reporter, writer, entrepreneur and philanthropist.
Publius Virgilius Lawson Publius Virgilius Lawson (December 1, 1853 – December 1, 1920) was a lawyer, historian, manufacturer and politician from Menasha, Wisconsin.
Quan Barry Amy Quan Barry (born Saigon) is an American poet.
R. M. Ryan R. M. Ryan (b. 1945, Wisconsin) is the author of Vaudeville in the Dark, (2010) which was lauded by the New York Times as having been "written at the juncture of rapture and rupture."
Randolph Edgar Haugan Randolph E. Haugan (July 31, 1902 - February 18, 1985) was an American author, editor and publisher.
Raphael Hamilton Raphael Noteware Hamilton, S.J. (November 5, 1892 – April 19, 1980) was an American Jesuit and professor of history at Marquette University.
Rasmus B. Anderson Rasmus Bjørn Anderson (January 12, 1846 – March 2, 1936) was an American author, professor, and diplomat.
Raymond Bice, Sr. Raymond Curtis Bice, Sr. was a Wisconsin politician, historian, and businessman.
Raymond Leo Burke Raymond Leo Burke (born June 30, 1948) is an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Raymond Z. Gallun Raymond Zinke Gallun (March 22, 1911 – April 2, 1994) was an American science fiction writer.
Rich Dahm Richard Dahm (often credited as Rich Dahm) is an American comedy writer from Wisconsin.
Richard Gilliam Richard Gilliam is a short story author and the editor of such theme anthologies as Confederacy of the Dead (1993), Phobias (1994) and the Grails series (1992–94).
Richard Lamm Richard Douglas "Dick" Lamm (born September 12, 1935) is an American politician, writer, Certified Public Accountant, college professor, and lawyer.
Richard Nelson (author) Richard K. Nelson (born 1941) is a cultural anthropologist and writer whose work has focused primarily on the indigenous cultures of Alaska and, more generally, the relationships between people ...
Richard Quinney Richard Quinney is an American sociologist, writer, and photographer known for his philosophical and critical approach to crime and social justice.
Richard Ruppel Richard J. Ruppel is a professor in and chair of the English Department at Viterbo University in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Richard S. Wheeler Richard Shaw Wheeler (born 1935), is an American author and former newspaper editor.
Richard T. Ely Richard Theodore Ely (April 13, 1854 – October 4, 1943) was an American economist, author, and leader of the Progressive movement who called for more government intervention in order to reform w...
Rick Majerus Richard R. "Rick" Majerus (February 17, 1948 – December 1, 2012) was an American college basketball coach.
Rita Gross Rita Gross (born 1943) is a Buddhist feminist theologian and author.
Robben Wright Fleming Robben Wright Fleming (December 18, 1916 – January 11, 2010) was the President of Wisconsin-Madison from 1964 to 1967, and the University of Michigan from 1968 to 1978.
Robert Bloch Robert Albert Bloch was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. He wrote that "Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy.
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 F. Morneau Robert Fealey Morneau (born September 10, 1938) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.
Robert J. Havighurst Robert James Havighurst (June 5, 1900 in De Pere, Wisconsin – January 31, 1991 in Richmond, Indiana) was a professor, physicist, educator, and aging expert.
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.
Robert M. O'Neil Robert M. O'Neil (born October 16, 1934) is a specialist in constitutional law and a past president of the University of Virginia who created the Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of F...
Robert Peters Robert Louis Peters (born October 20, 1924) is an American poet, critic, scholar, playwright, editor, and actor born in an impoverished rural area of northern Wisconsin in 1924.
Ron Kovic Ronald Lawrence Kovic (born July 4, 1946) is an American anti-war activist, Marine veteran and writer who was paralyzed in the Vietnam War.
Ron Wallace (poet) Ron Wallace is an American poet, and Felix Pollak Professor of Poetry & Halls-Bascom Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Ronald D. Asmus Ronald D. Asmus was an United States diplomat and political analyst.
Ronald Wallace (poet) Ronald Wallace is an American poet, and Felix Pollak Professor of Poetry & Halls-Bascom Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Rose Thering Sister Rose Thering, O.P., (August 9, 1920 in Plain, Wisconsin – May 6, 2006 in Racine, Wisconsin) was a Roman Catholic Dominican Religious Sister, who gained note as an activist against a...
Roundy Coughlin Joseph Leo "Roundy" Coughlin was a sports columnist from Madison, Wisconsin who wrote primarily for the Wisconsin State Journal.
Ryan G. Van Cleave Ryan Van Cleave (b. 1972, Neenah, Wisconsin) is an American poet, editor, and creative writing teacher.
Ryne Duren Rinold George "Ryne" Duren (February 22, 1929 – January 6, 2011) was an American relief pitcher in Major League Baseball.
Sam Savage Sam Savage (born November 9, 1940) is an American novelist and poet, best known for his 2006 novel Firmin: Adventures of a Metropolitan Lowlife.
Samuel Fallows Samuel Fallows (December 13, 1835 – September 5, 1922) was an American clergyman, Superintendent of Public Instruction of Wisconsin, and a Union Army colonel during the American Civil War.
Sandra Tabatha Cicero Sandra “Tabatha” Cicero is an American esoteric author and lecturer, best known for her work in the field of Western Hermeticism.
Sarah Blacher Cohen Sarah Blacher Cohen (born June 11, 1936 in Appleton, Wisconsin, died November 10, 2008 in Albany, New York) was a writer, scholar, and playwright, and a professor at SUNY Albany for 30 years.
Scott Cutlip Scott Munson Cutlip was a pioneer in public relations education.
Scott Walker (politician) Scott Kevin Walker (born November 2, 1967) is an American politician who is the 45th and current Governor of Wisconsin.
Selig Perlman Selig Perlman (December 9, 1888 – August 14, 1959) was an economist and labor historian at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Sigurd F. Olson Sigurd F. Olson (April 4, 1899 – January 13, 1982) was an American author, environmentalist, and advocate for the protection of wilderness.
Solomon S. Huebner Dr. Solomon Stephen Huebner was Emeritus Professor of Insurance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Emeritus President of The American College of Life Underwriters, and Emer...
Stacy Szymaszek Stacy Szymaszek (born July 17, 1969 in Milwaukee, WI) is a poet and the author of the books Emptied of All Ships (Litmus Press, 2005) and Hyperglossia (Litmus Press, 2009), as well as nu...
Stanley G. Weinbaum Stanley Grauman Weinbaum (April 4, 1902 – December 14, 1935) was an American science fiction author.
Stanley Krippner Stanley Krippner (born October 4, 1932) is an American psychologist, and an executive faculty member and Professor of Psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco.
Stanley Nider Katz Stanley Nider Katz (born April 23, 1934 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American historian specializing in American legal and constitutional history and the history of philanthropy.
Stephen Dinehart Stephen Erin Dinehart IV a designer, writer and teacher best known for his work in video games.
Stephen E. Ambrose Stephen Edward Ambrose (January 10, 1936 – October 13, 2002) was an American historian and biographer of U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon.
Stephen F. Hayes Stephen F. Hayes (born 1974) is a columnist for The Weekly Standard, a prominent American conservative magazine.
Sterling North Thomas Sterling North (November 4, 1906 – December 22, 1974), who used Sterling North professionally, was an American writer, probably best known for the children's novel Rascal, a b...
Steve de Shazer Steve de Shazer (June 25, 1940, Milwaukee – September 11, 2005, Vienna) was a psychotherapist, author, and developer and pioneer of solution focused brief therapy.
Steve Gunderson Steven Craig "Steve" Gunderson (born May 10, 1951, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin) is the former President and CEO of the Council on Foundations and a former Republican congressman from Wisconsin.
Steve Raymer Steve Raymer is an American journalist and educator.
Steven Schend Steven E. Schend is a game designer and editor who has worked on a number of products for the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game from TSR throughout the 1990s.
Stuart Moulthrop Stuart Moulthrop (born 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States) is an innovator of electronic literature and hypertext fiction, both as a theoretician and as a writer.
Stuart Palmer Stuart Palmer (June 21, 1905 – February 4, 1968) was a popular mystery novel author and screenwriter, best known for his character Hildegarde Withers.
Stuart Rojstaczer Stuart Rojstaczer is an American writer, scientist, and musician (he is also known as Stuart Rosh).
Susan Wicklund Susan Wicklund (born 1954) is an American abortion provider.
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...
Terri McCormick Terri McCormick is a former Wisconsin State Representative who represented the 56th district in the northeastern part of the state from 2000 until 2007.
Terry Meeuwsen Terry Anne Meeuwsen Friedrich (born March 2, 1949 in De Pere, Wisconsin) is an American television personality, co-host of the Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN)'s 700 Club, author and singer.
Thea Bowman Sister Thea Bowman, F.S.P.A. (December 29, 1937 – March 30, 1990), was a Roman Catholic Religious Sister, teacher, and scholar, who made a major contribution to the ministry of the Catholi...
Theodore H. Rowell Theodore H. Rowell, Sr. was a Minnesota pharmaceutical industrialist, an outdoorsman and conservationist, and politician.
Theophilus Riesinger Theophilus Riesinger (February 27, 1868 - November 9, 1941) a Roman Catholic priest, who later became an exorcist, was born in Germany and later resided in Marathon, Wisconsin, in the United States.
Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin Thomas Chrowder Chamberlin (September 25, 1843 – November 15, 1928) was an influential American geologist and educator.
Thomas Cleland Dawson Thomas Cleland Dawson (July 30, 1865 - May 1, 1912) was a career United States diplomat, educated at Hanover College.
Thomas Dreier Thomas Dreier (May 5, 1884 – September 4, 1976) was an American editor, writer, advertising executive, and business theorist.
Thomas P.M. Barnett Thomas P.M. Barnett (born 1962) is an American military geostrategist and Chief Analyst at Wikistrat.
Thornton Wilder Thornton Niven Wilder (April 17, 1897 – December 7, 1975) was an American playwright and novelist.
Thorstein Veblen Thorstein Bunde Veblen (born Torsten Bunde Veblen; July 30, 1857 – August 3, 1929) was an American economist and sociologist, and leader of the institutional economics movement.
Thorvald Solberg Thorvald Solberg (April 22, 1852 - July 15, 1949) was the first Register of Copyrights (1897–1930) in the United States Copyright Office.
Tim Cahill (writer) Tim Cahill (born 1944, Nashville, Tennessee) is a travel writer who lives in Livingston, Montana, United States.
Timothy Huskey Timothy Huskey (November 31, 1948July 26, 2007) was born in Wisconsin and grew up in Palatine, Illinois.
Timothy M. Dolan Timothy Michael Dolan is an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Appointed by Pope Benedict XVI, Dolan is the tenth and current Archbishop of New York.
Todd Hanson Todd Hanson is an American writer and voice actor, notable for his work as a writer and editor at the parody newspaper The Onion.
Tom Laughlin Thomas Robert "Tom" Laughlin (August 10, 1931 – December 12, 2013) was an American actor, director, screenwriter, author, educator and political activist.
Tom Reynolds (author) Tom Reynolds (born 1960 in Wisconsin) is an American author and television producer.
Tom Vanderbilt Tom Vanderbilt (born 1968) is an American journalist, blogger, and author of the best-selling book, Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do (and What It Says About Us).
Troy Nelson Troy Nelson (born 1973) is an American guitar player and author of instructional guitar books Guitar Aerobics (2007), Fretboard Freedom (2013), and Rhythm Guitar 365 (2014), all published by Hal...
Tyler Dennett Tyler Dennett (June 13, 1883, Spencer, Wisconsin – December 29, 1949) was an American historian and educator.
Vernor Vinge Vernor Steffen Vinge (born October 2, 1944) is a retired San Diego State University (SDSU) Professor of Mathematics, computer scientist, and science fiction author.
Victor A. Tiedjens Victor Alphons Tiedjens (1895–1975) was an American horticulturist, agronomist, biochemist and soil chemist.
Viola S. Wendt Viola Sophia Wendt, Ph.D. (March 31, 1907 – March 23, 1986) was an American poet and educator.
Walter Bradford Cannon Walter Bradford Cannon, M.D. (October 19, 1871 – October 1, 1945) was an American physiologist, professor and chairman of the Department of Physiology at Harvard Medical School.
Walter Havighurst Walter Edwin Havighurst (November 28, 1901 - February 3, 1994), critic, novelist, literary and social historian of the Midwest, professor of English at Miami University.
Walter Ristow Walter William Ristow (April 20, 1908 in La Crosse, Wisconsin – April 3, 2006 in Mitchellville, Maryland) was the head librarian of the map library at the New York Public Library and later...
Warren Chase Warren Chase (January 5, 1813 – February 25, 1891) was an American pioneer, reformer, and politician.
Warren Kozak Warren Kozak (born 1951) is an American journalist and author.
Warren Shibles Warren A. Shibles is an American philosopher, historian and professor.
Watson Parker Watson Parker (June 15, 1924 – January 9, 2013) was an American historian, author and academic.
Wilder W. Crane, Jr. Wilder W. Crane, Jr. (April 7, 1928 – December 7, 1985) was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
Will Zens Frederick Willard "Will" Zens (June 26, 1920 – March 27, 2013)) was a low-budget American film producer, director, screenwriter and soundtrack composer, who made films in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.
William A. Berke William A. Berke (3 October 1903 – 15 February 1958) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter.
William A. Titus William Albert Titus was an American businessman, educator, writer, historian, and politician.
William B. Hesseltine William Best Hesseltine (1902-1963) was an American historian at the University of Wisconsin–Madison known for his work on the Civil War, Reconstruction, the American South, and mid 19th c...
William B. Slaughter William Banks Slaughter (April 27, 1797 – July 15, 1879) was a United States politician.
William Bast William Bast (born April 3, 1931) is an American screenwriter and author currently living in Los Angeles.
William Berke William A. Berke (3 October 1903 – 15 February 1958) was an American film director, producer and screenwriter.
William C. Wantland William Charles Wantland (born April 14, 1934) is a former Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Eau Claire.
William Clarke Whitford William Clarke Whiford (May 5, 1828 – May 20, 1902) was an American educator, legislator, and pastor of the Seventh Day Baptist Church from Wisconsin.
William D. Lutz William D. Lutz (b. 12 December 1940, Racine, Wisconsin) is an American linguist who specialized in the use of plain language and the avoidance of doublespeak (deceptive language).
William Denevan William Maxfield Denevan (16 October 1931, San Diego) is professor emeritus of Geography at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a prominent member of the Berkeley School of Latin Americanist...
William Ellery Leonard William Ellery Leonard (January 25, 1876, in Plainfield, New Jersey – May 2, 1944, in Madison, Wisconsin) was an American poet, playwright, translator, and literary scholar.
William F. Kirk William F. Kirk (1877 - 1927) was an American poet, songwriter, humorist and baseball writer.
William George Bruce William George Bruce (March 17, 1856 – August 13, 1949) was a Milwaukee author, publisher of educational, historical and religious books, and founder of the American School Board Journal.
William Proxmire Edward William Proxmire (November 11, 1915 – December 15, 2005) was an American politician.
William Rehnquist William Hubbs Rehnquist (October 1, 1924 – September 3, 2005) was an American lawyer, jurist, and political figure who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States an...