Gilfillan is a Scots surname. Those who have borne it include

* Calvin Willard Gilfillan (1832-1901) US Congressman
* Rev. George Gilfillan (1813-1878) Scottish poet and critic
* James Gilfillan (circa 1836–1929) Treasurer of the United States
* John Bachop Gilfillan (1835-1924) US Congressman
* Rev. Joseph Alexander Gilfillan (1838-1913) Irish/American missionary
* Merrill Gilfillan (1945- ) US poet
* Robert Gilfillan (1798-1850) Scottish songwriter

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  • Gilfillan — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Calvin Willard Gilfillan (1832–1901), US amerikanischer Politiker James Gilfillan (1836–1929), US amerikanischer Politiker John Gilfillan (1835–1924), US amerikanischer Politiker Seabury Colum Gilfillan… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gilfillan — Recorded in a range of spellings including: Gilfillan, Gilffillan, Gillffilland, Gillilan, Gilliland, and others, this is a Scottish surname. It is also widely recorded in its different spellings in the province of Ulster, Northern Ireland. It… …   Surnames reference

  • GILFILLAN, GEORGE —    a critic and essayist, born at Comrie, minister of a Dissenting congregation in Dundee from 1836 to his death; a writer with a perfervid style; author of Gallery of Literary Portraits, Bards of the Bible, etc., and editor of Nichol s British… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Gilfillan, George — (1813 1878)    Poet and critic, s. of a dissenting minister at Comrie, Perthshire, studied at Glasgow Univ., and was ordained minister of a church in Dundee. He was a voluminous author. Among his writings are Gallery of Literary Portraits, and a… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Gilfillan, Robert — (1798 1850)    Poet, b. at Dunfermline, was latterly Collector of Police Rates in Leith. He wrote a number of Scottish songs, and was favourably mentioned in Noctes Ambrosianæ (see Wilson, J.). He was the author of the beautiful song, Oh, why… …   Short biographical dictionary of English literature

  • Gilfillan, Robert — (1798 1850)    Born in Dunfermline, Fifeshire, Scotland, the son of a master weaver, he was influenced in poetry by his mother. He joined with other lads in guising going around at Halloween entertaining householders with a poem or a song or… …   British and Irish poets

  • Joseph Gilfillan — Joseph Alexander Gilfillan (born 1838 and died 1913) was an Episcopal missionary to Native Americans of the Ojibwa Tribe on White Earth Reservation in northern Minnesota during 35 years from 1873 until 1908. BiographyJoseph Alexander Gilfillan… …   Wikipedia

  • John Gilfillan — John Bachop Gilfillan (* 11. Februar 1835 in Barnet, Caledonia County, Vermont; † 19. August 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota) war ein US amerikanischer Politiker. Zwischen 1885 und 1887 vertrat er den …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Merrill Gilfillan — Merrill D. Gilfillan (born 1945) is an American writer of poetry, short fiction, and essays. Contents 1 Life and work 2 Books 3 Awards 4 References Lif …   Wikipedia

  • James Gilfillan — (circa 1836 ndash; April 8 1929) was the 13th Treasurer of the United States.Gilfillan was a native of Belchertown, Massachusetts, born there to Scottish parents. In 1856 he graduated from Williams College, where he was a classmate of future… …   Wikipedia

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