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Levi Lincoln
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Levi Lincoln

Levi Lincoln (May 15, 1749April 14, 1820) was an American revolutionary and statesman who served as a Minuteman at the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War, a state legislator in Massachusetts, a participant in Massachusetts' state constitutional convention, Governor of Massachusetts, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, a U.S. Representative, Attorney General for President Thomas Jefferson and Acting Secretary of State. He was appointed Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States by President James Madison, but refused the nomination because of his failing eyesight.

This article incorporates facts obtained from the public domain Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

Preceded by:
Charles Lee
Attorney General of the United States Succeeded by:
John Breckinridge
Preceded by:
James Sullivan
Governor of Massachusetts Succeeded by:
Christopher Gore
Preceded by:
Marcus Morton
Succeeded by:
John Davis

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