Richard J. Gill

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Richard Joseph Gill (March 29, 1886 – March 7, 1959) was a lumberman and political figure in New Brunswick. He represented Northumberland County in the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick from 1931 to 1956 as a Liberal member.

He was born in Barnaby River, New Brunswick, the son of Thomas Gill and Sarah Masterson. Gill was educated at St. Francis Xavier University. In 1920, he married Estelle C. Power. He served as county warden in 1923 and 1924. In 1946, he was named Minister of Lands and Mines.

Provincial Government of John B. McNair
Cabinet Post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
John B. McNair 'Minister of Lands and Mines'
1946-1952
Norman B. Buchanan

References[edit]

  • Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1956, PG Normandin