From national figures who only had a cup of coffee at Camp Randall Stadium to well-known Badgers who gave their all on the field for years, the University of Wisconsin's Camp Randall 100 has honored a diverse group. 

But to Don Gehrmann, the latest addition to the list, Camp Randall was more than just a football stadium, it was home. 

The record-setting distance runner lived underneath the east bleachers as a freshman in 1946 in dorms that were constructed in the 1940s under the Works Progress Administration, President Franklin Roosevelt's attempt to spur economic growth. 

Each week the State Journal is recapping the recent additions and linking to their stories on Here is the fourth group of Wisconsin's honorees. 


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