Joseph J. Gill

Joseph John Gill (September 21, 1846 – May 22, 1920) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio.

Born in Barnesville, Ohio, Gill moved with his parents to Mount Pleasant, Ohio, in 1848. He pursued an academic course and was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1868. He was admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Jefferson County, Ohio. He subsequently engaged in banking and later in manufacturing and iron mining.

Gill was elected as a Republican to the Fifty-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Lorenzo Danford. He was reelected to the Fifty-seventh and Fifty-eighth Congresses and served from December 4, 1899, until October 31, 1903, when he resigned. He died in Steubenville, Ohio, May 22, 1920. He was interred in Union Cemetery.

Joseph John Gill
Joseph J. Gill
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
December 4, 1899 – October 31, 1903
Preceded byLorenzo Danford
Succeeded byCapell L. Weems
Personal details
BornSeptember 21, 1846
Barnesville, Ohio
DiedMay 22, 1920 (aged 73)
Steubenville, Ohio
Resting placeUnion Cemetery
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of Michigan Law School

Sources

  • United States Congress. "Joseph J. Gill (id: G000189)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Lorenzo Danford
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 17th congressional district

December 4, 1899 - October 31, 1903
Succeeded by
Capell L. Weems

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