Patrick F. Gill

Patrick Francis Gill ( born August 16, 1868 in Independence, Missouri, † May 21 1923 in St. Louis, Missouri ) was an American politician. Between 1909 and 1913 he represented two times the state of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Patrick Gill attended the public schools in St. Louis, where he had moved in 1871 with his widowed mother. Subsequently, he studied until 1890 at Saint Louis University. He then worked in retail. Between 1904 and 1908, Gill was bailiff in St. Louis. At the same time he began a political career as a member of the Democratic Party. In 1906 he ran unsuccessfully for the office of the local police chiefs.

In the congressional elections of 1908 Gill was in the eleventh electoral district of Missouri in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Henry S. Caulfield on March 4, 1909. Since he Theron Ephron Catlin defeated the Republicans in 1910, he was able to complete only one term in Congress until March 3, 1911. Gill put but against the election filing an opposition. After this had been upheld, he could on August 12, 1912 Catlin detached again and finish the partly used term in Congress until March 3, 1913.

In 1912, Gill was not nominated by his party for re-election. Between 1918 and 1922 he worked as a mediator for the U.S. Department of Labor. He died on 21 May 1923 in St. Louis.