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Joseph J. Gill

Joseph John Gill
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
In office
December 4, 1899 – October 31, 1903
Preceded by Lorenzo Danford
Succeeded by Capell L. Weems
Personal details
Born (1846-09-21)September 21, 1846
Barnesville, Ohio
Died May 22, 1920(1920-05-22) (aged 73)
Steubenville, Ohio
Political party Republican
Alma mater University of Michigan Law School

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.


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