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The North Carolina Citizens Association presented Edwin M. Gill, Treasurer of North Carolina, with its Citation for Distinguished Public Service at its annual meeting on March 25. Gill has served North Carolina in five elective and appointive offices, as well as three years as head of the Federal Internal Revenue Service for North Carolina.
Gill represented Scotland County in the General Assembly in 1929 and 1931. In 1933, Governor Ehringhaus appointed him to head the newly created North Carolina Paroles Commission. Gill is featured in this series of biographical sketches of members of the North Carolina General Assembly and state government.
In this continuing series of articles on the various departments of North Carolina state government, Sadler discusses the officer of Commissioner of Paroles. In 1933, Governor Ehringhaus appointed Edwin Gill to lead the newly created North Carolina Paroles Commission. One of his duties is to investigate carefully all the cases of individuals on Death Row to be certain the individual receives a last fair chance to be heard.
After serving North Carolina for nearly fifty years and choosing not to seek reelection, Edwin Gill will retire as State Treasurer at the beginning of 1977. He has been associated with the state's fiscal policies and operations since 1942. Prior to being treasurer, Gill served in the General Assembly and as Commissioner of Paroles.
After serving North Carolina for nearly fifty years and choosing not to seek reelection, Edwin Gill retired as State Treasurer at the beginning of 1977. To honor his long years of service, North Carolina State University created the Edwin Gill Professorship in Business Management.