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Jones Otha Gill

Marion, Ky.

LL.B.; Patterson Literary Society; Henry Clay Law Society; 1911 Debating Team; Athletic Committee.

"Love is worst when it comes late in life." Shades of Dignity! When Jones puts on his "specs" and grabs his Senior cane, many maidens ask, "Who is this handsome man of dignity?" But be it known, this dignity is assumed to hide his bashfulness. Jones made a marvelous record in the 'University; he never strolls nor flirts, "seldom he dances"; he is a peaceful citizen. Don't be misled. Jones talks law to the ladies. He belongs to the "Marion Bunch," but is neither a phenominal orator, an extraordinary bluffer nor a speedy courter--all of which are typically "Puerile." Cheer up, Jones, the worst is yet to come!

-The Kentuckian, 1912

Jones Otha Gill (September 20, 1890 - November 23, 1981) was born in Sullivan, Kentucky to William Henry Gill and Sarah Safrona Nunn. Gill worked for the Illinois Inspection Bureau as an insurance inspector after graduating from the College of Law. He served in the United States Army during World War I and then began working for the Missouri Inspection Bureau. After retiring from the Missouri Inspection Bureau, Gill and his family retired to Arizona. Gill married Sarah Bass Trimble in 1923.