Michael Joseph Gill

Michael Joseph Gill ( born December 5, 1864 in Covington, Kenton County, Kentucky, † November 1, 1918 in St. Louis, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between June 1914 and March 1915, he represented the State of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Michael Gill attended the public schools of his home and then Oberlin College in Ohio. After that, he was employed in the manufacture of glass. Between 1892 and 1912 he was a member of the board of the American Association of glassblowing. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1892 and 1896 he sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Missouri. In 1912 he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in Baltimore, was nominated at the Woodrow Wilson as a presidential candidate.

In the congressional elections of 1912 he was defeated in the twelfth constituency of the Missouri Republican incumbent Leonidas C. Dyer. Gill put but against the election results contradict a. When this was granted, he was on 19 June 1914, taking the mandate of Dyer and end the current parliamentary term until March 3, 1915. Since he lost to Dyer in the congressional elections of 1914, he had his office on March 4, again in 1915 to return to it.

In 1916, Michael Gill worked temporarily for the government as a mediator in labor issues. He died on November 1, 1918 in St. Louis.