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American Samoa: Governors


Governors of American Samoa, 1900-2012 (May be incomplete!)
Benjamin Franklin Tilley 1900-01 Uriel Sebree 1901-02 Henry Minett 1902-03 Edmund Beardsley Underwood 1903-05 Charles B. T. Moore 1905-08 John F. Parker 1908-10 William Michael Crose 1910-13 Nathan Woodworth Post 1913 Clark Daniel Stearns 1913-14 Nathan Woodworth Post 1914 Charles A. Woodruff 1914-15 John M. Poyer 1915-19 Warren J. Terhune 1919-20 Waldo A. Evans 1920-22 Edwin Taylor Pollock 1922-23 Edward Stanley Kellogg 1923-25 Henry Francis Bryan 1925-27 Stephen Victor Graham 1927-29 Gatewood Sanders Lincoln 1929-31 James Sutherland Spore 1931 Arthur Tenney Emerson 1931 Gatewood Sanders Lincoln 1931-32 George Bertram Landenberger 1932-34 Thomas Calloway Latimore 1934 Otto Carl Dowling 1934-36 Thomas Benjamin Fitzpatrick 1936 MacGillivray Milne 1936-38 Edward William Hanson 1938-40 Jesse Rink Wallace 1940 Laurence Wild 1940-42 Henry L. Larsen 1942 Laurence Wild 1942 John Gould Moyer 1942-44 Allen Hobbs 1944-45 Ralph Waldo Hungerford 1945 Samuel Wakefield Canan 1945 Harold Alexander Houser 1945-47 Vernon Huber 1947-49 Thomas Francis Darden, Jr. 1949-51 Phelps Phelps 1951-52 John C. Elliott 1952 James Arthur Ewing 1952-53 Lawrence M. Judd 1953 Richard Barrett Lowe 1953-56 Peter Tali Coleman 1956-61 H. Rex Lee 1961-67 Owen S. Aspinall 1967-69 John Morse Haydon 1969-74 Frank C. Mockler 1974-75 Earl B. Ruth 1975-76 Frank Barnett 1976-77 H. Rex Lee 1977-78 Peter Tali Coleman 1978-85 A. P. Lutali 1985-89 Peter Tali Coleman 1989-93 A. P. Lutali 1993-97 Tauese P. F. Sunia 1997-2003 Togiola T. A. Tulafono 2003-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1920 Nov 3: Warren J. Terhune, died in office.
  • 1992: A. P. Lutali, elected.
  • 1996: A. P. Lutali, defeated.
  • 2003 Mar 26: Tauese P. F. Sunia, died in office.
  • 2004 Nov 16: Togiola T. A. Tulafono, elected; Afoa Moega Lutu, defeated.
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