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William Aldrich (January 19, 1820 – December 3, 1885) was a United States Representative from the state of Illinois. He was born in Greenfield Center in the Town of Greenfield in New York. He attended local schools and taught school himself.
Aldrich moved to Michigan and then to Wisconsin where he worked as a shopkeeper and manufacturer. He was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly He moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1861 and opened another shop.
He served as congressman from 1877 to 1883 after having earlier served in the Chicago City Council in 1876.
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Bernard G. Caulfield
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from Illinois's 1st congressional district
Ransom W. Dunham