John Gill Shorter

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John Gill Shorter (April 23, 1818 – May 29, 1872) was the 17th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1861 to 1863, during the Civil War.

Shorter, an attorney, was born in 1818 in Monticello, Georgia and died in 1872 in Eufaula, Alabama.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Andrew B. Moore
Governor of Alabama
Succeeded by
Thomas H. Watts