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.

# Image Name Title Term start Term end Notes
1 James Edward Oglethorpe by Alfred Edmund Dyer.jpg General James Oglethorpe Resident Trustee 9 June 1732 1743 First governor
2 No image.svg William Stephens President 1743 8 April 1751
3 No image.svg Henry Parker President 8 April 1751 23 June 1752 [1]
4 No image.svg Patrick Graham President 23 June 1752 21 June 1754
5 CaptJohnReynolds.jpg Admiral John Reynolds Governor 29 October 1754 3 August 1756 (de facto)
14 April 1758 (officially)
First royal governor [2][1][3]
6 No image.svg Henry Ellis Governor 17 May 1758 November 1760
7 JamesWrightBySoldi.jpg James Wright Governor November 1760 11 February 1776
Interregnum under revolutionary control from 1776 until 1778; see List of Governors of Georgia
8 ArchibaldCampbell.jpg General Sir Archibald Campbell governor 29 December 1778 July 1779 Head of military administration
[1]
9 No image.svg Jacques Prevost Provisional governor July 1779 September 1779
10 JamesWrightBySoldi.jpg Lieutenant Colonel James Wright Governor September 1779 11 July 1782

References[edit]

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