A Guide to Florida Governors and the Florida Cabinet
Ninth governor: July 4, 1868 to January 7, 1873
Party Affiliation: Republican
First Lady: Chloe Merrick Reed
Simon Barclay Conover (1868-1873)
Commissioner of Immigration:
John Varnum (1870-1877)
Supt. of Public Instruction:
Florida Photographic Collection:
Collections at the State Archives of Florida:
- RG 101 Territorial and State Governors (1820-1929)
- RG 690 State Board of Pardons
- RG 915 Legislature
- RG 900000 Manuscripts
- Ackerman, Philip D. “Florida Reconstruction from Walker through Reed, 1865-1873.” MA Thesis: University of Florida, 1973.
- Harrison Reed, Florida Governors' Portraits, Museum of Florida History.