Elliott Wilford Wilford Sproul Edit Profile
Born in Apohaqui, Kings County, New Brunswick, Canada, Sproul attended the public schools.
He moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 1879 and to Chicago, Illinois in 1880, and engaged in the building and contracting business. He was naturalized in 1886. He served as delegate to the 1920 Republican National Convention.
Sproul was elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1921 – March 3, 1931). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1930 to the Seventy-second Congress. He resided in Chicago until his death there on June 22, 1935.
He was interred in Mount Hope Cemetery.
He served as member of the Chicago City Council 1896–1899. He served as member of the board of directors of the Chicago Public Library 1919-1921.
Married Jessie M. Sibbet, June 2, 1881 (died January 11, 1920).