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Maryland : Past Governors Bios

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Martin O'Malley Maryland (2007 - 2015 )
Democrat
Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Maryland (2003 - 2007 )
Republican
Gov. Parris N. Glendening Maryland (1995 - 2003 )
Democrat
Gov. William Donald Schaefer Maryland (1987 - 1995 )
Democrat
Gov. Harry Roe Hughes Maryland (1979 - 1987 )
Democrat
Gov. Blair Lee Maryland (1977 - 1979 )
Democrat
Gov. Marvin Mandel Maryland (1969 - 1979 )
Democrat
Gov. Spiro Theodore Agnew Maryland (1967 - 1969 )
Republican
Gov. J. Millard Tawes Maryland (1959 - 1967 )
Democratic
Gov. Theodore Roosevelt McKeldin Maryland (1951 - 1959 )
Republican
Gov. William Preston Lane Maryland (1947 - 1951 )
Democrat
Gov. Herbert Romulus O'Conor Maryland (1939 - 1947 )
Democrat
Gov. Harry Whinna Nice Maryland (1935 - 1939 )
Republican
Gov. Albert Cabell Ritchie Maryland (1920 - 1935 )
Democrat
Gov. Emerson Columbus Harrington Maryland (1916 - 1920 )
Democrat
Gov. Phillips Lee Goldsborough Maryland (1912 - 1916 )
Republican
Gov. Austin Lane Crothers Maryland (1908 - 1912 )
Democrat
Gov. Edwin Warfield Maryland (1904 - 1908 )
Democrat
Gov. John Walter Smith Maryland (1900 - 1904 )
Democrat
Gov. Lloyd Lowndes Maryland (1896 - 1900 )
Republican
Gov. Frank Brown Maryland (1892 - 1896 )
Democrat
Gov. Elihu Emory Jackson Maryland (1888 - 1892 )
Democrat
Gov. Henry Lloyd Maryland (1885 - 1888 )
Democrat
Gov. Robert Milligan McLane Maryland (1884 - 1885 )
Democrat
Gov. William Thomas Hamilton Maryland (1880 - 1884 )
Democrat
Gov. John Lee Carroll Maryland (1876 - 1880 )
Democrat
Gov. James Black Groome Maryland (1874 - 1876 )
Democrat
Gov. William Pinkney Whyte Maryland (1872 - 1874 )
Democrat
Gov. Oden Bowie Maryland (1869 - 1872 )
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Swann Maryland (1866 - 1869 )
American; Unionist; Democrat
Gov. Augustus Williamson Bradford Maryland (1862 - 1866 )
Whig; Unionist; Democrat
Gov. Thomas Holliday Hicks Maryland (1858 - 1862 )
Whig; Democrat; American; Constitutional Unionist; Republican
Gov. Thomas Watkins Ligon Maryland (1854 - 1858 )
Democrat
Gov. Enoch Louis Lowe Maryland (1851 - 1854 )
Democrat
Gov. Phillip Francis Thomas Maryland (1848 - 1851 )
Democrat
Gov. Thomas George Pratt Maryland (1845 - 1848 )
Whig; Democrat
Gov. Francis Thomas Maryland (1842 - 1845 )
Democrat; Unionist; Republican
Gov. William Grason Maryland (1839 - 1842 )
Federalist; anti-Jackson Democrat by 1828
Gov. Thomas Ward Veazey Maryland (1836 - 1839 )
Whig
Gov. James Thomas Maryland (1833 - 1836 )
Whig
Gov. George Howard Maryland (1831 - 1833 )
Whig
Gov. Thomas King Carroll Maryland (1830 - 1831 )
Democrat
Gov. Daniel Martin Maryland (1829 - 1830 )
(1831 - 1831 )
Whig
Gov. Joseph Kent Maryland (1826 - 1829 )
Federalist; Democratic-Republican; National Republican
Gov. Samuel Stevens Maryland (1822 - 1826 )
Democrat
Gov. Samuel Sprigg Maryland (1819 - 1822 )
Democrat, Whig
Gov. Charles Goldsborough Maryland (1819 - 1819 )
Federalist
Gov. Charles Carnan Ridgely Maryland (1816 - 1819 )
Federalist
Gov. Levin Winder Maryland (1812 - 1816 )
Federalist
Gov. Edward Lloyd Maryland (1809 - 1811 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Robert Wright Maryland (1806 - 1809 )
Democratic
Gov. Robert Bowie Maryland (1803 - 1806 )
(1811 - 1812 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Francis Mercer Maryland (1801 - 1803 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Benjamin Ogle Maryland (1798 - 1801 )
Federalist
Gov. John Henry Maryland (1797 - 1798 )
Democrat
Gov. John Hoskins Stone Maryland (1794 - 1797 )
Federalist
Gov. James Brice Maryland (1792 - 1792 )
Federalist
Gov. George Plater Maryland (1791 - 1792 )
Federalist
Gov. John Eager Howard Maryland (1788 - 1791 )
Federalist
Gov. William Smallwood Maryland (1785 - 1788 )
(not known)
Gov. William Paca Maryland (1782 - 1785 )
Anti-Federalist
Gov. Thomas Sim Lee Maryland (1779 - 1782 )
(1792 - 1794 )
Federalist
Gov. Thomas Johnson Maryland (1777 - 1779 )
Federalist