GILL, Michael Joseph, (1864 - 1918)


GILL, Michael Joseph, a Representative from Missouri; born in Covington, Kenton County, Ky., December 5, 1864; attended the common schools and Oberlin (Ohio) College; engaged in the glass manufacturing business; executive member of the National Bottle Blowers’ Association 1892-1912; member of the State house of representatives 1892-1896; delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1912; successfully contested as a Democrat the election of Leonidas C. Dyer to the Sixty-third Congress and served from June 19, 1914, to March 3, 1915; unsuccessful candidate for reelection; served as Government labor conciliator from March 31 to May 31, 1916, and from July 1 to October 2, 1916; died in St. Louis, Mo., November 1, 1918; interment in Calvary Cemetery.