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Antonio de Ulloa Governor 1766-1768 Antonio de Ulloa was the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, Served under King Charles III. The French colonists.

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2 Antonio de Ulloa Governor Antonio de Ulloa was the first Spanish governor of Louisiana, Served under King Charles III. The French colonists rebelled against Spanish authority in 1768 and demanded his departure. Sailed to Havana, Cuba Spanish Period Antonio de Ulloa Photos Courtesy of the State Governor's Office and WikipediaState Governor's OfficeWikipedia

3 Alejandro O'Reilly Governor King Charles III appointed O'Reilly to quell the rebellion of In his brief administration, he reorganized the colony and emphasized fairness to anxious French colonists uneasy about Spanish rule. Spanish Period Alejandro O'Reilly Photo Courtesy of Wikipedia

4 Luis de Unzaga Governor Unzaga was appointed by O'Reilly who left in 1770, and served under King Charles III. Continued policies to strengthen ties between French colonists and Spanish administrators. Luis de Unzaga Spanish Period

5 Bernardo de Gálvez Governor Galvez served under Charles III and improved upon Unzaga's policies. Worked to increase commerce and trade. When Spain declared war against England, he supplied Americans with arms, and captured all British posts in West Florida. Those actions then gave Spain possession of both East and West Florida after the war. Bernardo de Gálvez Spanish Period

6 Esteban Rodriguez Miró y Sabater Governor Miro served under Charles III and Charles IV. Interim governor while Galvez was in Cuba from 1782 to 1785, and was appointed Governor in During his term, Spain allowed trade with France and the French West Indies and removed the duty on ships for two years which contributed to the development of New Orleans as an international port. Esteban Rodríguez Miró Spanish Period

7 Francisco Luis Hector de Carondelet Governor. Francoise-Louis Hector, Carondelet served under King Charles IV. Native of France, he was also a loyal Spanish army officer and governor. Francisco Luis Hector de Carondelet Spanish Period

8 Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Governor Gayoso was appointed by Charles IV because of his ability to speak English and his knowledge of colonial politics. He died from yellow fever in Manuel Gayoso de Lemos Spanish Period Photo Courtesy of the State Governor's Office

9 Francisco Bouligny Acting military governor July 18, September 18, 1799 Born 1736 Died 1800 Note : Not listed in Wikipedia nor the State Governors site, but listed in the Social Studies Clairmont Press 8 th Grade Social Studies Book Appendix page 546. His name is listed at this site as a Military Governor.this site A site naming him can be found here! Spanish Period

10 Sebastian de la Puerta y O'Farril Marquis de Casa Calvo Governor Casa Calvo was appointed by Charles IV as an interim governor after Gayoso's death. Spanish army officer and native Cuban who governed during the tumultuous times. Spain and America were in conflict over free navigation of the lower Mississippi River; and Napoleon tried to force the return of Louisiana to France. Sebastian Casa Calvo Spanish Period

11 Juan Manuel de Salcedo Governor Salcedo served under Charles IV and battled his government over the rights of Americans to navigate freely down the Mississippi River below Natchez. He left for a post in the Canary Islands after he officially transferred the colony to France on November 30, Manuel María de Salcedo - Wikipedia Spanish Period


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