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  • United States Governors

    United States Governors In the United States, the title governor refers to the chief executive of each state or insular territory, not directly subordinate to the federal authorities, but the political and ceremonial head of the state. Role and powers The United States Constitution preserves the notion that the country is a federation of semi-sovereign states and that powers not speci...

  • American Colonial Governors

    American Colonial Governors This project is designed to capture pre-statehood Governors of entities that eventually became American States. (other than those designated as Territorial Governors) Territorial Governors are included in a separate Geni project: Spanish and French colonial governors of Louisiana are included on pages 3 and 4 of the Geni project "Govenors of Louisiana": List ...

  • Pennsylvania Governors and Presidents

    List of Governors and Presidents of Pennsylvania==

  • Governors of the Cape Colony

    Governors Dutch Cape Colony (1652-1797) 1652-1662 : Jan van Riebeeck (1619-1677) 1662-1666 : Zacharias Wagener (1614-1668) 1666-1668 : Cornelis van Qualbergen (1623-1686) 1668-1670 : Jacob van Borghorst (c1640- ) 1670-1671 : Pieter Hackius (-1671) 1672-1672 : Albert van Breugel (-1686) 1672-1676 : IJsbrand Godske 1676-1678 : Johan Bax van Herenthals (1637-1678)

  • Governors of Idaho

    The Governor of Idaho is the head of the executive branch of Idaho's government and commander-in-chief of the state's militia. The governor has the duty to see state laws are executed, power to either approve or veto bills passed by the Idaho Legislature. Idaho Territory had 16 territorial governors appointed by the President of the United States from the territory's organization in 1863 unti...

  • Maryland Governors

    List of Governors of Maryland==

  • Governors of Jamaica

    List of Governors of Jamaica From List of Governors of Jamaica and Governor-General of Jamaica This is a list of viceroys in Jamaica from its initial occupation by Spain in 1509, to its independence from the United Kingdom in 1962. For a list of viceroys in Jamaica after independence, see Governor-General of Jamaica. Contents 1 Spanish Governors of Santiago (1510–1660) 2 English ...

  • Indiana Governors

    Indiana Governors List of Governors of Indiana

  • Texas Governors and Presidents

    The following list chronicals the men and women that served as Govenors and Presidents of Texas. The governorship of Texas has been occupied by a succession of influential figures from diverse cultures since 1691; First the Spanish followed by the Mexicans. Later during the Texas revolution an interim government was put into place. After Texas won its independence from Mexico, the Republic of T...

  • Delaware Governors

    Objective This project brings together the governors of the Delaware Colony in the North American Middle Colonies and of the state of Delaware. Background Before its coastline was first explored by Europeans in the 16th century, Delaware was inhabited by several groups of Native Americans, including the Lenape in the north and Nanticoke in the south. It was initially colonized by Dutch tr...

  • Kentucky Governors

    List of Governors of Kentucky Kentucky was initially Kentucky County in Virginia. It achieved statehood and was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1792; see the list of governors of Virginia for the period before statehood. There have been 57 governors, serving 61 distinct terms.An unelected group proclaimed Kentucky's secession from the Union on November 20, 1861, and it was annexed by the Confe...

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