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Moses Gill

In office
June 7, 1799 – May 20, 1800
Preceded by Increase Sumner
Succeeded by Governor's Council

In office
1794 – 1799
Governor Increase Sumner
Preceded by Samuel Adams
Succeeded by Samuel Phillips, Jr. (1801)

Born January 18, 1734
Unknown
Died May 20, 1800 (aged 66)
Boston, Massachusetts
Nationality American
Political party None
Spouse(s) Unknown
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Moses Gill (January 18, 1734 – May 20, 1800) was a U.S. political figure.

He was Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts from 1794 until his death. When Governor Increase Sumner died on June 7, 1799, he became Acting Governor. By law, he retained the title of Lieutenant Governor.

When Gill himself died in office on just one year later, no one was in place to serve after his death. For eight days, the Governor's Council ruled the state until the inauguration of Caleb Strong.

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