Aldrich, William (1820-1885) — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Greenfield Center, Saratoga County, N.Y., January 19, 1820. Cousin of Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich; father of James Franklin Aldrich. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state assembly, 1859; U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1877-83; defeated, 1882. Died in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac County, Wis., December 3, 1885. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.