List of Governors of Mississippi Territory
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This is a list of Governors of Mississippi Territory:
Governors of Mississippi Territory, 1798–1817
- Prior to 1804, when the United States acquired it in the Louisiana Purchase, parts of Mississippi were part of the state of Georgia; see List of Governors of Georgia for this period.
- In 1810 the southern bit of Mississippi was part of the self-proclaimed and short-lived Republic of West Florida. It had one president, Fulwar Skipwith.
- Prior to proclaiming itself as a republic, this bit was part of the overall territory of West Florida; see List of Colonial Governors of Florida.
|#||Governor||Took office||Left office||Party|
|1||Winthrop Sargent||May 7, 1798||May 25, 1801||Federalist|
|2||William C. C. Claiborne||May 25, 1801||March 1, 1805||Democratic-Republican|
|3||Robert Williams||March 1, 1805||March 7, 1809||Democratic-Republican|
|4||David Holmes||March 7, 1809||December 10, 1817||Democratic-Republican|