Connecticut: Governors: 1769-1798

Governor of the English Colony of Connecticut, in New England, in America
12 or 13 Oct 1769 - on or after 10 Oct 1776 Jonathan Trumbull
Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over the State of Connecticut [1]
on or after 10 Oct 1776 - 14 May 1784 Jonathan Trumbull (x)
14 May 1784 - 12 May 1786 Matthew Griswold
12 May 1786 - 5 Jan 1796 Samuel Huntington [2]
Lieutenant Governor of the State of Connecticut (ex officio)
5 Jan 1796 - 13 May 1796 Oliver Wolcott [3]
Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over the State of Connecticut [1]
13 May 1796 - 1 Dec 1797 Oliver Wolcott (x)
Lieutenant Governor of the State of Connecticut (ex officio)
1 Dec 1797 - 10 May 1798 Jonathan Trumbull, Jr. [4]

[1] On some occasions this style includes "Captain-General" inserted usually after "Governor", and "in America" inserted after "Connecticut", mostly in early documents.
[2] Also in the United States.
[3] In office as Lieutenant Governor 12 May 1786 - 13 May 1796
[4] In office as Lieutenant Governor 13 May 1796 - 10 May 1798
Last updated on: 19 Feb 2014 01:32:10