Peter Burnett

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Peter Hardeman Burnett (November 15, 1807May 17, 1895) was California's first Governor, serving from December 29, 1849 to January 9, 1851. He had previously served (during December 1849) as California's territorial and military governor.


Preceded by:
Pre-statehood governors of California
Governor of California
18491851
Succeeded by:
John McDougall

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