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Gill, Wilson Lindsley, 1851-1941



  • Existence: 1851 - 1941

Wilson L. Gill was born in September 12, 1851 in Columbus, Ohio. He attended Dartmouth College from 1871 to 1872 and graduated from Yale Law University in 1874. After graduation, he studied mechanical engineering at the Sheffield Scientific School and then took post-graduate work in social and political science. Gill was admitted to the bar in Ohio and New York and worked as the general manager of the Columbus Car and Car Wheel Company from 1874-1884. Gill was involved with the organization of the Sons and Daughters of the American Revolution organizations. He was also the originator of the "Gill Training" of moral and civic training and "The School City." Gill died in 1941.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Wilson Gil papers

Identifier: MS-178
Overview Wilson L. Gill (1851-1941), lawyer. Dartmouth College 1871-1872. The collection contains papers relating to his work in forming "school republics" in public schools.