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
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(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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References

  1. Historical List Of Georgia Governors, Georgia Info
  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.