George H. Moses

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George Higgins Moses
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United States Senator
from New Hampshire
In office
November 6, 1918 – March 4, 1933
Preceded by Irving W. Drew
Succeeded by Fred H. Brown
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
In office
March 6, 1925 – March 4, 1933
Preceded by Albert B. Cummins
Succeeded by Key Pittman
Personal details
Born (1869-02-09)February 9, 1869
Lubec, Maine
Died December 20, 1944(1944-12-20) (aged 75)
Concord, New Hampshire
Political party Republican
Profession Editor

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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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Richmond Pearson
United States Minister to Greece
1909–1912
Succeeded by
Jacob Gould Schurman
United States Senate
Preceded by
Irving W. Drew
U.S. Senator (Class 3) from New Hampshire
March 4, 1919 – March 4, 1933
Served alongside: Henry W. Keyes
Succeeded by
Fred H. Brown
Political offices
Preceded by
Albert B. Cummins
President pro tempore of the United States Senate
March 6, 1925 – March 4, 1933
Succeeded by
Key Pittman