Liberia: Governors: 1839-1848

Governor of Liberia
4 Apr 1839 - 3 Sep 1841 Thomas Buchanan [1]
Lieutenant Governor of Liberia (ex officio)
3 Sep 1841 - 1 Mar 1842 Joseph Jenkins Roberts
Governor of Liberia
1 Mar 1842 - 3 Jan 1848 Joseph Jenkins Roberts (x) [2]

[1] Appointed "Governor of the colonies or settlements in Liberia" by the Board of Directors of the American Colonization Society at the meeting held in Washington, D.C., on 14 Dec 1838; arrived to Monrovia, Liberia, landing on 2 Apr 1839, and took oath of office 4 Apr 1839.
[2] Appointed by the Board of Directors of the American Colonization Society at the meeting held in Washington, D.C., on 20 Jan 1842; received his commission of appointment in Monrovia on 1 Mar 1842 (Liberia Herald, No. 5, 17 Mar 1842, p. 18)
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