Officials of the Territory Northwest of the River Ohio


NameWhence AppointedDate of Commission
Arthur St. ClairPennsylvania05 October 1787
Arthur St. ClairPennsylvania01 September 1789
Arthur St. ClairPennsylvania10 December 1794
Arthur St. ClairPennsylvania10 December 1797
Arthur St. ClairPennsylvania03 February 1801


NameWhence AppointedDate of Commission
Winthrop SargentMassachusetts05 October 1787
Winthrop SargentMassachusetts01 September 1789
Winthrop SargentMassachusetts10 December 1794
William Henry HarrisonVirginia28 June 1798
Charles Willing ByrdVirginia31 December 1799


NameWhence AppointedDate of Commission
John Armstrong1Pennsylvania16 October 1787
James Mitchell VarnumRhode Island16 October 1787
Samuel Holden ParsonsConnecticut16 October 1787
Samuel Holden ParsonsConnecticut01 September 1789
John Cleves SymmesNew Jersey19 February 1788
John Cleves SymmesNew Jersey02 September 1789
George TurnerSouth Carolina12 September 1789
Rufus PutnamMassachusetts31 March 1790
Joseph GilmanTerritory Northwest of the River Ohio07 November 1796
Joseph GilmanTerritory Northwest of the River Ohio22 December 1796
Return Jonathan Meigs, Jr.Territory Northwest of the River Ohio12 February 1798


1Appointed by the Congress of the Confederation but declined.

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