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Connecticut: Colonial Governors


Colonial Governors of Connecticut, 1639-1776 (May be incomplete!)
John Haynes 1639 Edward Hopkins 1640 John Haynes 1641 George Wyllys 1642-43 John Haynes 1643 Edward Hopkins 1644 John Haynes 1645 Edward Hopkins 1646 John Haynes 1647 Edward Hopkins 1648 John Haynes 1649 Edward Hopkins 1650 John Haynes 1651 Edward Hopkins 1652 John Haynes 1653 Edward Hopkins 1654 Thomas Welles 1655 John Webster 1656-57 Thomas Welles 1658 John Winthrop 1659-76 William Leete 1676-83 Robert Treat 1683-98 Fitz-John Winthrop 1698-1707 Gurdon Saltonstall 1708-24 Joseph Talcott 1724-41 Jonathan Law 1741-50 Roger Wolcott 1750-54 Thomas Fitch 1754-66 William Pitkin 1766-69 Jonathan Trumbull 1769-76

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1707 Nov 27: Fitz-John Winthrop, died in office.
  • 1741 Oct 11: Joseph Talcott, died in office.
  • 1750 Nov 6: Jonathan Law, died in office.
  • 1769 Oct 1: William Pitkin, died in office.
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