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Lieutenant Governors of Vermont

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  • Mortimer R. Proctor, Governor (1889 - 1968)
    Mortimer Robinson Proctor (May 30, 1889 – April 28, 1968), known as Mortimer R. Proctor, was an American politician from Vermont. He served as the 60th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont from 1941 to 194...
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  • Col. Elisha Paine III (1730 - 1807)
    Elisha Payne (7 March 1731 - 20 July 1807) was a prominent businessman and political figure in the states of New Hampshire and Vermont following the events of the American Revolution. He is best know...
  • Paul Spooner (1746 - 1789)
    Paul Spooner was born in Dartmouth, Massachusetts on March 20, 1746. He was the youngest of the 10 children of Elizabeth (Ruggles) and Daniel Spooner. He was raised in Petersham, Massachusetts, studi...
  • Lieut Gov Benjamin Carpenter (1725 - 1804)
    Benjamin Carpenter (May 17, 1725—March 29, 1804) was a leader of colonial Vermont who served as an officer in the American Revolution and as Lieutenant Governor. Biography Benjamin Carpenter was ...

The Lieutenant Governor of Vermont is elected for a two-year term and chosen separately from the Governor. The Vermont Lieutenant Governor's main responsibilities include acting as governor when the latter is out of state or incapacitated, presiding over the Vermont Senate, and casting tie-breaking votes in the Senate when required. As a member of the State Senate's Committee on Committees, the Lieutenant Governor of Vermont plays a role in determining committee assignments for individual Senators, as well as selecting committee chairmen, vice chairmen, and clerks.

List of lieutenant governors of Vermont