Joseph J. Gill
|Joseph John Gill|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Ohio's 16th district
December 4, 1899 – October 31, 1903
|Preceded by||Lorenzo Danford|
|Succeeded by||Capell L. Weems|
September 21, 1846|
|Died||May 22, 1920
|Alma mater||University of Michigan Law School|
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.