George H. Moses, U.S. Senator

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George Higgins Moses

Death: Died
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Son of Thomas Gannett Moses and Ruth Sprague Smith
Husband of Florence Abigail Gordon

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About George H. Moses, U.S. Senator

George Higgins Moses (February 9, 1869 – December 20, 1944) was a U.S. diplomat and political figure.

He graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in 1887 and Dartmouth College with the class of 1890.

Moses was appointed the United States Minister to Greece from 1909-1912. He was elected as a United States Senator from New Hampshire from 1918 to 1933 and served as President pro tempore of the Senate from 1925 to 1933.

When he first won in 1918, Moses was able defeat his Democratic challenger narrowly. He handily won reelection in 1926. However, he narrowly lost to Fred Brown amidst the Democratic/Roosevelt landslide in 1932.

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