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All Georgia Governors

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List of Georgia governors, with photos and pictures. This complete GA governors list is ordered historically from the begininning of statehood to the present day. The state governor is the head of the state government similar to how the US President is the head of the federal government (state governors are the head of the state government's executive branch). A governors' term limit varies by state, although most state governors may run for two of their state's terms. Thank you for reading and thanks for checking out this list of governors!
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Carl Sanders is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Georgia Governors
Age: 94
Term: 1963 - 1967
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William Ewen is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Georgia Governors
William Ewen
Term: Jun 22, 1775 - Dec 11, 1775; February 20, 1776 - April 15, 1776
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George Walton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 55 (1749-1804)
Term: 1775 - 1776; 1779 - 1780; 1789 - 1790
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Archibald Bulloch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 47 (1730-1777)
Term: 1776 - 1777
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Button Gwinnett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 42 (1735-1777)
Term: March 4, 1777 – March 8, 1777
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John A. Treutlen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All Georgia Governors
John A. Treutlen Dec. at 48 (1734-1782)
Term: 1777 - 1778
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John Houstoun is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All Georgia Governors
John Houstoun Dec. at 52 (1744-1796)
Term: 1778 - 1779
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William Glascock is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All Georgia Governors
William Glascock
Term: January 7, 1779 - July 24, 1779
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Seth John Cuthbert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All Georgia Governors
Seth John Cuthbert
Term: July 24, 1779 - August 6, 1779
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John Wereat is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All Georgia Governors
John Wereat Dec. at 66 (1733-1799)
Term: August 6, 1779 - November 3, 1779
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Richard Howly is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All Georgia Governors
Richard Howly Dec. at 44 (1740-1784)
Term: November 3, 1780 - January 4, 1780
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Humphrey Wells is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All Georgia Governors
Humphrey Wells
Term: January 4, 1780 - February 16, 1780
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Stephen Heard is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All Georgia Governors
Stephen Heard Dec. at 75 (1740-1815)
Term: February 16, 1780 - February 18, 1780
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Myrick Davies is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All Georgia Governors
Myrick Davies
Term: 1780 - 1781
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Nathan Brownson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 54 (1742-1796)
Term: 1781 - 1782
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John Martin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 50 (1839-1889)
Term: 1782 - 1783
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Lyman Hall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 66 (1724-1790)
Term: 1783 - 1784
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Samuel Elbert is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All Georgia Governors
Samuel Elbert Dec. at 48 (1740-1788)
Term: 1785 - 1786
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Edward Telfair is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 72 (1735-1807)
Term: 1786 - 1787; 1790 - 1793
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George Mathews is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 73 (1739-1812)
Term: 1787 - 1788; 1793 - 1796
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George Handley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 41 (1752-1793)
Term: 1788 - 1789
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Jared Irwin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All Georgia Governors
Jared Irwin Dec. at 68 (1750-1818)
Term: 1796 - 1798; 1806 - 1809
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James Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 49 (1757-1806)
Term: 1798 - 1801
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David Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All Georgia Governors
Dec. at 64 (1744-1808)
Term: March 3, 1801 – November 5, 1801
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Josiah Tattnall, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All Georgia Governors
Josiah Tattnall, Sr.
Term: 1801 - 1802