List of colonial governors of Georgia

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This is of the governors of the Province of Georgia from 1732 until 1782, including the restored Loyalist administration during the War of American Independence. [1]

#ImageNameTitleTerm startTerm endNotes
James Edward Oglethorpe by Alfred Edmund Dyer.jpg General James Oglethorpe Resident Trustee9 June 17321743
1 No image.svg William Stephens President17438 April 1751First governor
2 No image.svg Henry Parker President8 April 175123 June 1752 [2]
3 No image.svg Patrick Graham President23 June 175221 June 1754
4 CaptJohnReynolds.jpg Admiral John Reynolds Governor29 October 17543 August 1756 (de facto)
14 April 1758 (officially)
First royal governor [2] [3] [4]
5 No image.svg Henry Ellis Governor17 May 1758November 1760
6 JamesWrightBySoldi.jpg James Wright GovernorNovember 176011 February 1776
Interregnum under revolutionary control from 1776 until 1778; see List of governors of Georgia
(7) ArchibaldCampbell.jpg General Sir Archibald Campbell governor29 December 1778July 1779Head of military administration
(8) No image.svg Jacques Prevost Provisional governorJuly 1779September 1779
(9) JamesWrightBySoldi.jpg Lieutenant Colonel James Wright GovernorSeptember 177911 July 1782

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  2. 1 2 3 Lawton Bryan Evans (1898). A History of Georgia for Use in Schools. American Book Company. pp.  45–.
  3. Edward J. Cashin, "Royal Georgia, 1752-1776", New Georgia Encyclopedia, 3/10/2003
  4. "Reynolds, John (1713?-1788)"  . Dictionary of National Biography . London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.