Delaware: Presidents of the State: 1777-1793

President and Commander-in-Chief of the Delaware State
21 Feb 1777 - 2 Apr 1778 John McKinly (x) [1]
2 Apr 1778 - 14 Nov 1781 Cæsar Rodney (x)
14 Nov 1781 - 31 Jan 1783 John Dickinson [2]
Vice-President and Commander-in-Chief of the Delaware State
31 Jan 1783 - 8 Feb 1783 John Cook [3]
President and Commander-in-Chief of the Delaware State
8 Feb 1783 - 28 Oct 1786 Nicholas Van Dyke
28 Oct 1786 - 29 Mar 1789 Thomas Collins
Speaker of the House (ex officio)
29 Mar 1789 - 3 Jun 1789 Jehu Davis
President and Commander-in-Chief of the Delaware State
3 Jun 1789 - 15 Jan 1793 Joshua Clayton

[1] During the captivity of John McKinly, acting for him and for absent Vice-President George Read: 22 Sep 1777 - 20 Oct 1777 Thomas McKean, Speaker of the Assembly; acting for McKinly: 23? Oct 1777 - 2 Apr 1778 George Read, Vice-President and Commander-in-Chief of the Delaware State.
[2] Also in Pennsylvania.
[3] Assumes the office after 4 Nov 1782 acting on instructions from the President and acting for him to 31 Jan 1783.
Last updated on: 10 Apr 2016 00:22:14