T. P. Gill

1858-1931 [Thomas Patrick Gill]; b. Ballygraigue, nr. Nenagh, Co. Tipperary; ed. Christian Brothers, Nenagh, TCD; ed. Catholic World (NY); assoc. ed., Northern American Review, 1883-85; Nationalist MP for S. Louth, 1885-92; travelled to America with John Dillon, William O’Brien, and Tim Harrington to raise funds; resigned from Party at Parnell Split; ed. Daily Express; appt. secretary of Recess Committee and later Secretary of Dept. of Agriculture and Technical Instruction, 1900-23; served on War Committee for Distribution, 1914-19; mbr. General Institute of Agriculture, Rome; Pres. of Grand Commitee on Economic and Social Policy, 1920; Chairman of Central Savings Commitee (Eire); Pres. of Irish Technical Education Association 1925-29. DIH

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