List of commissioners of French Togoland

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(Dates in italics indicate de facto continuation of office)

Tenure Incumbent Notes
Togoland
31 August 1914 French occupation
4 September 1916 to 27 April 1917 Gaston Léon Joseph Fourn, Commissioner  
27 April 1917 to 2 January 1922 Alfred Louis Woelfel, Commissioner  
2 January 1922 to 20 July 1922 Paul Auguste François Bonnecarrère, Commissioner  
French Togoland, League of Nations Mandate
20 July 1922 to 27 December 1931 Paul Auguste François Bonnecarrère, Commissioner Acting to 22 December 1922
27 December 1931 to 18 October 1933 Robert Paul Marie de Guise, Commissioner  
18 October 1933 to 7 May 1934 Léon Charles Alphonse Pêtre, acting Commissioner  
7 May 1934 to 1 January 1935 Maurice Léon Bourgine, Commissioner  
1 January 1935 to 25 September 1936 Léon Geismar, Commissioner  
25 September 1936 to 1 January 1941 Michel Lucien Montagné, Commissioner  
1 January 1941 to 19 November 1941 Léonce Joseph Delpech, Commissioner Acting to 28 August 1941
19 November 1941 to 12 April 1942 Jean-François de Saint-Alary, Commissioner  
12 April 1942 to 31 August 1943 Pierre Salceti, Commissioner  
31 August 1943 to 10 January 1944 Albert Mercadier, acting Commissioner  
10 January 1944 to 13 December 1946 Jean Noutary, Commissioner Acting to 4 November 1944
French Togoland, United Nations Trust Territory
13 December 1946 to 8 March 1948 Jean Noutary, Commissioner  
8 March 1948 to 20 September 1951 Jean Henri Arsène Cédile, Commissioner  
20 September 1951 to 25 April 1952 Yves Jean Digo, Commissioner  
25 April 1952 to 3 February 1955 Laurent Elysée Péchoux, Commissioner  
3 February 1955 to 21 September 1956 Jean Louis Philippe Bérard, Commissioner Acting to 6 August 1955
21 September 1956 to 23 March 1957 Jean Louis Philippe Bérard, High Commissioner  
23 March 1957 to June 1957 Joseph Édouard Georges Rigal, acting High Commissioner  
June 1957 to 27 April 1960 Georges Léon Spénale, High Commissioner  
27 April 1960 Independence as Togolese Republic

For continuation after independence, see: List of heads of state of Togo

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