Vesta M. Roy

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Vesta M. Roy
Acting Governor of New Hampshire
In office
December 30, 1982 – January 6, 1983
Preceded by Hugh J. Gallen
as Governor
Succeeded by John H. Sununu
as Governor
Personal details
Born March 16, 1925
Dearborn, Michigan
Died February 8, 2002(2002-02-08) (aged 76)
Kenmore, New York
Political party Republican

Vesta M. Roy (March 26, 1925 – February 8, 2002) was a Republican New Hampshire politician, born in Dearborn, Michigan.

As president of the New Hampshire Senate, she served as acting governor of the state from December 29, 1982 until January 6, 1983 as a result of the death of Governor Hugh Gallen shortly before the inauguration of the governor-elect, John H. Sununu. Roy served as a state senator from 1978 until 1986. She served as an advisor to the New Hampshire campaigns of Republican presidential candidates Gerald Ford, Ronald Reagan, and George H.W. Bush.

She died at her home in Kenmore, New York, at the age of 76 and was buried at Saint Joseph's Cemetery in East Chelmsford, Massachusetts.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hugh J. Gallen
Governor
Acting Governor of New Hampshire
1982–1983
Succeeded by
John H. Sununu
Governor