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 engaged in farming in Peoria, Illinois. 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.