From History of Dane County, Wisconsin, publ. by Western Historical Company, Chicago, 1880, page 947

LEVI ALDEN, born at Claremont, N.H., July 24, 1815; educated at Union College - Schenectady, N.Y. Married Sarah A. LEACH, July 26, 1844, at Fleming, N.Y.; had five daughters - Mary, E., now Mrs. George JUDKINS, of Claremont, N.H.; Frances B., now Mrs. F. C. COOK, of Janesville, Wis.; Louisa J., now Mrs. T. W. EVANS of Madison, Wis.; Sarah L., now Mrs. H. S. HALL, of Washington, D.C., and Hattie L. ALDEN, of Madison, Wis. July 4, 1845, arrived at Janesville, Wis.; August 14 same year commenced publication of the Janesville Gazette, of which he was editor and proprietor till 1855. In 1856, elected as member of Assembly for the Janesville district; in 1858, elected Clerk of the Rock County Circuit Court, which office he held for eight successive years; in 1867, was appointed Superintendent of the Public Printing, in the Secretary of State's office, which position he held till 1873, at which time he took position on the editorial staff of the State Journal, where he has ever since remained. During residence in New York, was Principal for two years of the Cayuga Academy, and after removing to Janesville, was Principal of the academy at that place for about the same length of time.

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