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United States Territorial Governors

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  • Gov. Henry David Cooke (1825 - 1881)
    Governor of the District of Columbia from 1871 to 1874. He was the son of Eleutheros Cooke, an attorney and Martha Caswell.
  • Alexander Oswald Brodie (1849 - 1918)
    [ Alexander Oswald Brodie (November 13, 1849 – May 10, 1918) was an American military officer and engineer. Earning his initial reputation during the Indian wars, he came to prominence for his...
  • James Tufts (1829 - 1884)
    James Tufts (September 19, 1829–August 18, 1884) was a United States politician and acting governor of Montana Territory in 1869. Biography Born in Charlestown, New Hampshire, Tufts gradua...
  • William A. Howard, US Congress, Terr. Gov. Dakota (1813 - 1880)
    William Alanson Howard (April 8, 1813– April 10, 1880) served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Michigan from March 4, 1855 to March 3, 1859 and from May 15, 1860 ...
  • Wilmot Brookings, 1st Provisional Governor of Dakota Territory (1830 - 1905)
    Wilmot Wood Brookings (October 23, 1830–1905) was an American pioneer, frontier judge, and early South Dakota politician. He was the first provisional governor of Dakota Territory, and both th...

United States Territorial Governors

Governors of territorial areas of the United States that are today part of a U.S. State. Includes Provisional Governors

Lists of United States territorial governors‎ (provides a link to each territory):