GILL, Patrick Francis, (1868 - 1923)


GILL, Patrick Francis, a Representative from Missouri; born in Independence, Jackson County, Mo., August 16, 1868; moved with his widowed mother to St. Louis, Mo., in 1871; attended the parochial schools and St. Louis University in 1890; engaged in the grocery business; clerk of the circuit court 1904-1908; unsuccessful candidate for sheriff in 1906; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first Congress (March 4, 1909-March 3, 1911); successfully contested the election of Theron E. Catlin to the Sixty-second Congress and served from August 12, 1912, to March 3, 1913; unsuccessful candidate for renomination; served as mediator in the Bureau of Mediation and Conciliation, Department of Labor, from July 13, 1918, to September 11, 1922; died in St. Louis, Mo., May 21, 1923; interment in Calvary Cemetery.