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United States Territorial Governors

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  • Lewis Soloman Owings (1820 - 1875)
    Lewis Solomon Owings, Confederate governor, mayor, physician, and Texas state representative, was born in Post Oak Springs, Roane County, Tennessee, on September 6, 1820. He was the son of John and Sar...
  • Brevet Maj. General Marshall F. Moore (USA), 7th Governor of Washington Territory (1829 - 1870)
    F. Moore (1829–1870) was the 7th Governor of Washington Territory.He served during the Civil War under George McClellan in Virginia and under Sherman. He was at Rich Mountain, Shiloh, Chickamauga, Jone...
    Cato Charles West (c.1760 - c.1815)
    Born about 1750 in Fairfax County, Virginia, Col. Cato Charles West played a major role in politics, serving as acting governor of the Mississippi Territory from 1803 to 1805. He and his wife, Martha G...
  • William Cary Renfrow (1845 - 1922)
    Cary Renfrow, governor of Oklahoma Territory, was born in Smithfield, the son of Perry and Lucinda Hawkins Atkinson Rentfrow [sic ]. After attending local schools young Renfrow volunteered for service ...
  • Abraham Rencher (1798 - 1883)
    Rencher (August 12, 1798 – July 6, 1883) was a politician from the state of North Carolina. His career included: Congressman; Chargé d'affaires to Portugal; and Governor of New Mexico Territory.Biograp...

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):