J. Alvin Dru'yor (August 18, 1903 - April 29, 1990) was an American newspaperman and publisher. Born in Wall Lake, Iowa, Dru'yor graduated from high school in Cherokee, Iowa, after which he attended advertising school in Indiana. He worked for the Cherokee TImes and the Elkader Register before moving to Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin in 1928 where they purchased the Crawford County Press. He founded the Travelmats Corporation of America in Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin, in 1948 as a secondary business to the Crawfordd Country Press, which he sold in 1954 to work full-time at Travelmats to continue to foster its success. He worked at Travelmats until 1972. Dru'yor was a member of the Kiwanis Club, the Masonic Lodge, an the Great River Road Commission, a board member fo the Prarie du Chien Foundation and a founding member of the Chamber of Commerce. He married his wife Inez Bock in Tampa, Florida on February 6, 1928, with whom he had one daughter.



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