Category: 1951-now

Clark, Laurel

Laurel Clark

Laurel Clark was an accomplished doctor, U.S. Navy captain, and NASA astronaut who died aboard the space shuttle Columbia in 2003.

Wise, Glenn

Glenn Wise

Glenn Wise became the first woman to hold a statewide public office in Wisconsin when she was appointed secretary of state in 1955.

Moore, Gwen

Gwen Moore

Gwen Moore was the first African American from the state of Wisconsin to be elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.