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Ralph Gants

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Ralph D. Gants (1954 – September 14, 2020) was an American Democratic politician and lawyer. He was the Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court. He was nominated by Governor Deval Patrick and sworn in on July 28, 2014.[1] He became a justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Court in 2009. He was born in New Rochelle, New York.

On September 4, 2020 Gants was hospitalized after having a heart attack.[2] He died on September 14 at the age of 66.[3]


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  1. "Honorable Ralph D. Gants of the Supreme Judicial Court Administered Oath of Office". Public Information Office, Supreme Judicial Court, Commonwealth of Massachusetts. 2014-07-28. Archived from the original on July 28, 2014. Retrieved 2014-07-28.
  2. Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court chief hospitalized after suffering heart attack
  3. Ralph Gants, Chief Justice of Massachusetts' Top Court, Dies