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Here's an extension that adds this feature to Gmail: https://mixmax.com/blog/support-for-tables-in-gmail. No coding required.
I found that simply pasting as plain text works. It is probably because the HTML text is wrapped in a wide DIV. A plain text paste eliminates that factor.
Finally figured it out after spending a lot of time on the problem. Create a table that suits your needs. It will automatically default to the left side. Highlight the entire table by using the left mouse button. Then go up to alignment tab and hit center or left justification. Simply but hard to figure out.
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