|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Illinois's 1st district
March 4, 1877 – March 3, 1883
|Preceded by||Bernard G. Caulfield|
|Succeeded by||Ransom W. Dunham|
|Member of the Chicago City Council|
|Member of the Wisconsin State Assembly|
from the Manitowoc 1st district
January 12, 1859 – January 11, 1860
|Preceded by||Henry C. Hamilton|
|Succeeded by||Joseph Rankin|
|Chairman of the Manitowoc County Board|
|Born||January 19, 1820|
Greenfield, New York, U.S.
|Died||December 3, 1885 (aged 65)|
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, U.S.
|Resting place||Rosehill Cemetery|
|Mother||Mercy (Farnum) Aldrich|
Aldrich moved to Michigan and then to Two Rivers, Wisconsin, where he worked as a shopkeeper and manufacturer. He served as superintendent of schools from 1855 to 1856 and chairman of the county board of supervisors from 1857 to 1858. In 1859 he was elected to the Wisconsin State Assembly. He moved to Chicago, Illinois in 1861 and opened another shop.
- United States Congress. "William Aldrich (id: A000086)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
- William Aldrich at Find a Grave
|U.S. House of Representatives|
Bernard G. Caulfield
| Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Illinois's 1st congressional district
Ransom W. Dunham