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John GILL, Jr.

(1850-1918)

GILL, John, Jr., a Representative from Maryland; born in Baltimore, Md., June 9, 1850; attended Hampden-Sidney College, Virginia; was graduated from the University of Maryland at Baltimore in 1870; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1871 and commenced practice in Baltimore, Md.; member of the State house of delegates 1874-1877; examiner of titles in the Baltimore city legal department 1879-1884; served in the State senate 1882-1886, 1904, and 1905; delegate to all Democratic National Conventions in 1884, 1888, and 1892; police commissioner 1888-1897; elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-ninth, Sixtieth, and Sixty-first Congresses (March 4, 1905-March 3, 1911); was not a candidate for reelection in 1910; judge of the appeal tax court of the city of Baltimore 1912-1918; died in Baltimore, Md., January 27, 1918.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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