Maryland (Liberia): Colonial Governors: 1834-1854

Governor of Maryland in Liberia
13 Feb 1834 - 28 Jun 1836 James Hall
Acting Governor of Maryland in Liberia
28 Jun 1836 - 11 Nov 1836 Oliver W. Holmes, Jr. [1]
Governor of Maryland in Liberia
11 Nov 1836 - 9 Jun 1851 John Brown Russwurm [2]
Acting Governor of Maryland in Liberia
9 Jun 1851 - 1 Jun 1854 Samuel Ford McGill
Agent of the Maryland State Colonization Society for Maryland in Liberia
1 Jun 1854 - 8 Jun 1854 Joseph Thomas Gibson

[1] Acting for the absent incumbent from 18 Mar 1836.
[2] Appointed by the Board of Managers of the Maryland State Colonization Society at the meeting held in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, on 28 Jun 1836; accepted the office in a letter addressed to the Board (dated 28 Sep 1836, Monrovia, Liberia); arrived to the seat of government (Harper) on 11 Nov 1836.
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