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Past and Present, and Men of the Times.

Mr. Edward T. Gillon

Mr. Edward T. Gillon was born in the Isle of Man. He came with his parents to Otago when quite a youngster. He was on the staff of the"Otago Daily Times," and was afterwards Editor of the"Bruce Herald." Leaving Tokomairiro, he came to Wellington, and was a Hansard Reporter, a Civil Servant and Manager of the Press Association; afterwards, he was Editor of the"Evening Post," and held that position till his death. He was a brilliant writer, and though severe as a journalist, he was a most kindly man. He died in 1896, leaving three sons and two daughters. Every one admits chat he was one of the most brilliant journalists in the Colony.