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Constitutional Chiefs of the Cherokee Nation
Cherokee Chiefs

As voted by the Cherokee People under the Cherokee Nation constitutions.
John Ross, 1827 – 1866
William P. Ross, 1866 – 1867
Lewis Downing, 1867 – 1872
William P. Ross, 1872 – 1875
Charles Thompson, 1875 – 1879
Dennis Bushyhead, 1879 – 1888
Joel Bryan Mayes, 1888 – 1891
Colonel Johnson Harris, 1891 –1895
Samuel H. Mayes, 1895 – 1899
T.M. Buffington, 1899 – 1903
William C. Rogers, 1903 – 1907 (served until 1917 in various capacities)
W.W. Keeler, 1971-1975 (served since 1949, as named by U.S. Presidents. . . see "Chief for a Day" page)
Ross Swimmer, 1975-1985
Wilma Mankiller, 1985-1995
Joe Byrd, 1995-1999
Chadwick “Corntassel” Smith, current, elected 1999

 
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