July 30, 1923
The Liverpool F.C. has sustained a severe loss in the death of Mr. John Joseph Hill, one of their directors. Mr. Hill did a lot of “spade work” for the Anfield organisation. He was the largest individual shareholder, and was closely identified with the successful reconstruction of the club in 1904. Mr. Hill, who was only 46 years of age, leaves a widow and family. He was chairman of the Liverpool Licensed Victurallers’.
(Source: Athletic News: August 6, 1923)