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Portrait by John Singleton Copley, c. 1768
|Governor of Massachusetts Bay|
13 May 1774 – 11 October 1775
|Preceded by||Thomas Hutchinson|
|Succeeded by||Vacant (American Revolution)
John Hancock (as Governor of Massachusetts)
|Commander-in-Chief, North America|
September 1763 – June 1775
|Preceded by||Jeffery Amherst|
|Succeeded by||Frederick Haldimand|
|Military Governor of Quebec|
|Preceded by||François-Pierre Rigaud de Vaudreuil|
|Succeeded by||Ralph Burton|
|Born||10 March 1718/19
Firle, Sussex, England
|Died||2 April 1787 (aged 67–68)
Portland Place, London, England
Margaret Kemble Gage (m. 1758)
|Profession||Military officer, official|
|Years of service||1741–1775
|Commands||80th Regiment of Light-Armed Foot
Military governor of Montreal
Commander-in-Chief, North America
Jacobite rising of 1745
General Thomas Gage (10 March 1718/19 – 2 April 1787) was a British Army general officer and colonial official best known for his many years of service in North America, including his role as British commander-in-chief in the early days of the American Revolution.
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- "Archival material relating to Thomas Gage". UK National Archives. https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/c/F55434.
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- Works by or about Thomas Gage in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
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