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|Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts|
|Style||His Honor/ Her Honor|
|Member of||Governor's Council|
|Term length||Four years, no limit|
|Precursor||Deputy Governor of Massachusetts Bay in New England|
|Inaugural holder||Thomas Cushing|
|Formation||October 25, 1780|
The Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts is the first in the line to discharge the powers and duties of the office of governor following the incapacitation of the Governor of Massachusetts.
- Hall, Van Beck (1972). Politics Without Parties: Massachusetts 1780–1791. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press. pp. 136–138. . . https://archive.org/details/politicswithoutp00hall/page/136.