LaSalle County Sheriff Alson Woodruff

1836 – 1838

Ralph and Alson Woodruff, brothers came from Onondaga county, New York. The former was a County Commissioner for one term and was active in Democratic politics. He died in 1850, after which his wife, Delia Gurley Woodruff, moved to Chicago. Alson Woodruff served as County Commissioner and Sheriff. He was twice married, first to Maria Goodell, then to Miss Burgett. He died in 1856.

Article furnished by the LaSalle County Genealogy Guild