North Carolina: Presidents of the Council of Safety: 1776

President of the Council of Safety [1]
5 Jun 1776 - 21 Aug 1776 Cornelius Harnett (x)
21 Aug 1776 - 27 Sep 1776 Samuel Ashe
27 Sep 1776 - 12 Nov 1776 Willie Jones

[1] The Provincial Congress resolved "That this Congress choose by ballot one person, and each district two persons, who shall serve as a Council of Safety for this Colony from the end of this session until the meeting of the next Congress" (11 May 1776) [North Carolina Colonial Records, 10:579]
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