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United States Territorial Governors

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  • Ernest Gruening, Governor of Alaska Territory, U.S. Senator (1887 - 1974)
    Ernest Henry Gruening (pronounced /ˈɡriːnɪŋ/ "Greening"; February 6, 1887 – June 26, 1974) was an American journalist and Democrat who was the Governor of th...
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  • Fayette McMullen, 2nd Territorial Governor of Washington (1805 - 1880)
    LaFayette "Fayette" McMullen (May 18, 1805 – November 8, 1880) was a 19th-century politician, driver, teamster and banker from the U.S. state of Virginia and the second appointed Governor of W...
  • 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.

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):