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Encyclopedia > List of Governors of South Carolina

A list of South Carolina Governors. State nickname: Palmetto State Official languages English Capital Columbia Largest city Columbia Governor Mark Sanford (R) Senators Lindsey Graham (R) Jim DeMint (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 40th 82,965 km² 6 Population  - Total (2000)  - Density Ranked 26th 4,012,012 51. ...


Proprietary Period (1670-1719)

  • William Sayle 1670-1671
  • Joseph West (chosen by the council) 1671-1672
  • Sir John Yeamans 1672 - 1674
  • Joseph West 1674 - 1682
  • Joseph Morton 1682 - 1684
  • Richard Kyrle 1684
  • Robert Quarry (chosen by the council) 1684 - 1685
  • Joseph West 1685
  • Joseph Morton 1685 - 1686
  • James Colleton 1686 - 1690
  • Seth Sothell 1690 - 1692
  • Philip Ludwell 1692 - 1693
  • Thomas Smith 1693 - 1694
  • Joseph Blake (chosen by the council) 1694
  • John Archdale 1694 - 1696
  • Joseph Blake 1696 - 1700
  • James Moore (chosen by the council) 1700 - 1702
  • Sir Nathaniel Johnson 1702 - 1703
  • Edward Tynte 1703 - 1709
  • Robert Gibbes (chosen by the council) 1710 - 1711
  • Charles Craven 1711 - 1716
  • Robert Daniell (deputy-governor) 1716 - 1717
  • Robert Johnson 1717 - 1719

William Sayle was the governor of South Carolina from 1670 to 1671. ... Sir John Yeamans (born about 1605 in Bristol, England, died about 1676 in Barbadoes, Wisconsin) was the governor of South Carolina. ... Thomas Smith was the governor of Carolina from 1693-1694, a planter, a merchant and a surgeon. ... Joseph Blake, the nephew of British Admiral Robert Blake, was Governor of South Carolina in 1694 (chosen by the council), and from 1696 to 1700. ... Joseph Blake, the nephew of British Admiral Robert Blake, was Governor of South Carolina in 1694 (chosen by the council), and from 1696 to 1700. ... Colonel James Moore was the British colonial governor of South Carolina between 1700 and 1703. ... Robert Johnson was the British colonial Governor of South Carolina in 1717-1719, and again from 1729-1735. ...

Royal Period (1719-1776)

  • James Moore (elected by the people) 1719 - 1721
  • Sir Francis Nicholson 1721 - 1729
  • Arthur Middleton (president of the council and acting governor) 1724 - 1729
  • Robert Johnson 1729 - 1735
  • Thomas Broughton (lieutenant-governor) 1735 - 1737
  • William Bull (president of tile council, lieutenant-governor) 1737 - 1743
  • James Glen 1743 - 1756
  • William Henry Lyttleton 1756 - 1760
  • Thomas Boone 1761 - 1764
  • William Bull II (lieutenant-governor) 1764 - 1766
  • Lord Charles Greville Montague 1766 - 1773 (Bull continued as Lt. Governor)
  • William Bull II 1773 - 1775
  • Lord William Campbell 1775
  • Henry Laurens (president of the council of safety) 1775 - 1776

Colonel James Moore was the British colonial governor of South Carolina between 1700 and 1703. ... Portrait thought to be Nicholson Sir Francis Nicholson (1655-1728) was a British military officer and was colonial governor or acting governor of New York, Virginia, Maryland, Nova Scotia, and South Carolina. ... Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742–January 1, 1787), of Charleston, South Carolina, was a signer of the Great Britain, at Westminster School, Hackney, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. ... Robert Johnson was the British colonial Governor of South Carolina in 1717-1719, and again from 1729-1735. ... Thomas Robert Shannon Broughton (1900-1993) Trained at Johns Hopkins University, Broughton was a student of famed ancient historian Tenney Frank (1876-1939). ... Henry Laurens (1724–1792) was an American merchant and planter from South Carolina who became a political leader during the Revolutionary War. ...

Statehood Period (1776 to Present)


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North Carolina Governors (958 words)
North Carolina's history as an organized governing system led by a governor may be viewed in five chronological stages: the Virginia colony, the southern plantation, the Lords Proprietors, the Royal colony, and the state of North Carolina.
A chronology of governors serving during each of these stages is listed at the bottom of the page.
The western boundary of Carolina was to be the "South Seas."
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