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List of famous people who died in Wisconsin, with photos when available. These notable Wisconsin deaths are loosely ordered by how famous each person was, meaning the most well-known people are at the top of the list. Some of the people mentioned below were celebrities who died in Wisconsin, while others were just renowned in their line of work. Either way everyone on this list has Wisconsin listed as their official place of death in any public records. Each prominent person who passed away in Wisconsin has information about them next to their names, including the year they were born and their place of birth.

This list contains people like Ken Keltner and James Graham Jenkins.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "Which famous people died in Wisconsin?" and "Which celebrities died in Wisconsin?" then this list will have you covered.

This list of historic deaths in Wisconsin includes athletes, musicians, celebrities and notable local figures.

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Jeffrey Dahmer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Jeffrey Dahmer Died at 34 (1960-1994)

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James Strang is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
James Strang Died at 43 (1813-1856)

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June Cochran is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
June Cochran Died at 62 (1942-2004)

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Otis Redding is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Otis Redding Died at 26 (1941-1967)

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Christopher Latham Sholes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Christopher Latham Sholes Died at 71 (1819-1890)

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Stevie Ray Vaughan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Stevie Ray Vaughan Died at 36 (1954-1990)

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Ed Gein is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Ed Gein Died at 78 (1906-1984)

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Dan Rostenkowski is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Dan Rostenkowski Died at 82 (1928-2010)

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Gary Gygax is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Gary Gygax Died at 70 (1938-2008)

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Lynn Fontanne is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Lynn Fontanne Died at 96 (1887-1983)

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Earl Anthony is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Earl Anthony Died at 63 (1938-2001)

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Howard Martin Temin is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Howard Martin Temin Died at 60 (1934-1994)

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Phil Katz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Phil Katz Died at 38 (1962-2000)

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Ed Thompson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Ed Thompson Died at 67 (1944-2011)

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Monte Blue is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Monte Blue Died at 76 (1887-1963)

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Philip La Follette is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Philip La Follette Died at 68 (1897-1965)

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William Ellery Leonard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
William Ellery Leonard Died at 68 (1876-1944)

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Rosemary Kennedy is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Rosemary Kennedy Died at 87 (1918-2005)

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Ellsworth B. Buck is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Ellsworth B. Buck Died at 78 (1892-1970)

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Al McGuire is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Al McGuire Died at 73 (1928-2001)

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Thure Kumlien is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Thure Kumlien Died at 69 (1819-1888)

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William Pitt Lynde is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
William Pitt Lynde Died at 68 (1817-1885)

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Stephen Cole Kleene is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Stephen Cole Kleene Died at 85 (1909-1994)

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John I. Beggs is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
John I. Beggs Died at 78 (1847-1925)

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Charles Russell Bardeen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Charles Russell Bardeen Died at 64 (1871-1935)

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Frank Herbert is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Frank Herbert Died at 66 (1920-1986)

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David E. Green is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
David E. Green Died at 73 (1910-1983)

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Jeremiah McLain Rusk is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Jeremiah McLain Rusk Died at 63 (1830-1893)

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Margaret Ringenberg is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Margaret Ringenberg Died at 87 (1921-2008)

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Edward Emerson Barnard is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Edward Emerson Barnard Died at 66 (1857-1923)

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James Robb is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
James Robb Died at 75 (1918-1993)

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William Freeman Vilas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
William Freeman Vilas Died at 68 (1840-1908)

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David Atwood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
David Atwood Died at 84 (1815-1899)

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Victor L. Berger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Victor L. Berger Died at 69 (1860-1929)

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John D. MacDonald is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
John D. MacDonald Died at 70 (1916-1986)

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John F. Potter is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
John F. Potter Died at 82 (1817-1899)

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Oscar "Happy" Felsch Died at 73 (1891-1964)

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Nietzchka Keene is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Nietzchka Keene Died at 52 (1952-2004)

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Richard W. Guenther is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Richard W. Guenther Died at 68 (1845-1913)

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Martin Nodell is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Martin Nodell Died at 91 (1915-2006)

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Alfred C. Clas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Alfred C. Clas Died at 82 (1860-1942)

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George Mosse is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
George Mosse Died at 81 (1918-1999)

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Stephen Moulton Babcock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Stephen Moulton Babcock Died at 88 (1843-1931)

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Walter Samuel Goodland is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Walter Samuel Goodland Died at 85 (1862-1947)

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Warren P. Knowles is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Warren P. Knowles Died at 85 (1908-1993)

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Nellie Y. McKay is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Nellie Y. McKay Died at 76 (1930-2006)

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Emma Helen Blair is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Emma Helen Blair Died at 60 (1851-1911)

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Kenneth S. Davis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Kenneth S. Davis Died at 87 (1912-1999)

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Evelyn Frechette is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Evelyn Frechette Died at 62 (1907-1969)

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Thaddeus Wasielewski is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Who Died in Wisconsin
Thaddeus Wasielewski Died at 72 (1904-1976)