Hull, Alden

Born: 1793 Cheshire, New Hampshire

Died: 1884-01-28 Marshall County, Illinois

Hull lived in Essex County, New York, before moving to Pekin, Illinois. A Whig, he represented Tazewell County, Illinois for two terms in the Illinois House of Representatives, winning election in 1838 and 1840. While a resident of that county, he was also a justice of the peace and a county commissioner. In 1850, Hull was living in Peoria, Illinois, where he was engaged in farming. He never married.

U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Peoria County, IL, 389; Ellsworth Spencer, Records of the Olden Time: Or, Fifty Years on the Prairie (Lacon, IL: Home Journal Steam Printing, 1880), 746; John Clayton, comp., The Illinois Fact Book and Historical Almanac, 1673-1968 (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1970), 207, 209; Gravestone, LaPrairie Methodist Cemetery, Sparland, IL; Theodore C. Pease, ed., Illinois Election Returns, 1818-1848, vol. 18 of Collections of the Illinois State Historical Library (Springfield: Illinois State Historical Library, 1923), 321, 344.