WULFF, HENRY. - Born in Meldorf, Germany, August 24, 1854. Son of Claus and Catherine Wulff. He came to America
with his father in 1863, settling first in Chicago and then removing to Jefferson, now a part of the city. He was
educated in the public schools and in Dyrenfurth college of Chicago, and afterward entered into mercantile pursuits,
which he has followed with unvarying success. He has at different times been engaged in the wholesale flour and
feed business and as agent for Warder, Bushnell & Glessner in the sale of agricultural implements. Before the
annexation of Jefferson Mr. Wulff served as village trustee for three terms of two years each, and was twice elected
president of the Jefferson board of trustees. He was elected county clerk of Cook county by the republican party
in November, i886, and was re-elected in November, 1890. He enjoys the double distinction of being the only county
clerk ever re-elected in Cook county and of never having been defeated for any office for which he was nominated.
In June, 1892, he was a delegate to the republican national convention at Minneapolis. Mr. Wulff is treasurer of
the Jefferson Street Railway Company and president of the Double Eagle Mining Company. He is a member of the Masonic
order, the Independent Order of Foresters, Red Men, Knights of Pythias, Orpheus Maennerchor, Plattdeutscher Verein
and Fortschritt Turnverein. Mr. Wulff was married in 1875 to Catherine Englehart, and has three children - Nellie,
Lillie and Frederick.
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