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New Hampshire : Past Governors Bios
Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. John Lynch New Hampshire (2005 - 2013)
Democrat
Gov. Craig Benson New Hampshire (2003 - 2005)
Republican
Gov. Jeanne Shaheen New Hampshire (1997 - 2003)
Democrat
Gov. Stephen Merrill New Hampshire (1993 - 1997)
Republican
Gov. Judd Gregg New Hampshire (1989 - 1993)
Republican
Gov. John H. Sununu New Hampshire (1983 - 1989)
Republican
Gov. Vesta M. Roy New Hampshire (1982 - 1983)
Republican
Gov. Hugh J. Gallen New Hampshire (1979 - 1982)
Democrat
Gov. Meldrim Thomson New Hampshire (1973 - 1979)
Republican
Gov. Walter Peterson New Hampshire (1969 - 1973)
Republican
Gov. John William King New Hampshire (1963 - 1969)
Democratic
Gov. Wesley Powell New Hampshire (1959 - 1963)
Republican
Gov. Lane Dwinell New Hampshire (1955 - 1959)
Republican
Gov. Hugh Gregg New Hampshire (1953 - 1955)
Republican
Gov. Llewelyn Sherman Adams New Hampshire (1949 - 1953)
Republican
Gov. Charles Milby Dale New Hampshire (1945 - 1949)
Republican
Gov. Robert Oscar Blood New Hampshire (1941 - 1945)
Republican
Gov. Francis Parnell Murphy New Hampshire (1937 - 1941)
Republican
Gov. Henry Styles Bridges New Hampshire (1935 - 1937)
Republican
Gov. Charles William Tobey New Hampshire (1929 - 1931)
Republican
Gov. Huntley Nowell Spaulding New Hampshire (1927 - 1929)
Republican
Gov. John Gilbert Winant New Hampshire (1925 - 1927)
(1931 - 1935)
Republican
Gov. Fred Herbert Brown New Hampshire (1923 - 1925)
Democratic
Gov. Albert Oscar Brown New Hampshire (1921 - 1923)
Republican
Gov. John Henry Bartlett New Hampshire (1919 - 1921)
Republican
Gov. Henry Wilder Keyes New Hampshire (1917 - 1919)
Republican
Gov. Rolland Harty Spaulding New Hampshire (1915 - 1917)
Republican
Gov. Samuel Demeritt Felker New Hampshire (1913 - 1915)
Democratic
Gov. Robert Perkins Bass New Hampshire (1911 - 1913)
Republican
Gov. Henry Brewer Quinby New Hampshire (1909 - 1911)
Republican
Gov. Charles Miller Floyd New Hampshire (1907 - 1909)
Republican
Gov. John McLane New Hampshire (1905 - 1907)
Republican
Gov. Nahum Josiah Bachelder New Hampshire (1903 - 1905)
Republican
Gov. Chester Bradley Jordan New Hampshire (1901 - 1903)
Republican
Gov. Frank West Rollins New Hampshire (1899 - 1901)
Republican
Gov. George Ramsdell New Hampshire (1897 - 1899)
Republican
Gov. Charles Albert Busiel New Hampshire (1895 - 1897)
Republican
Gov. John Butler Smith New Hampshire (1893 - 1895)
Republican
Gov. Hiram Americus Tuttle New Hampshire (1891 - 1893)
Republican
Gov. David Harvey Goodell New Hampshire (1889 - 1891)
Republican
Gov. Charles Henry Sawyer New Hampshire (1887 - 1889)
Republican
Gov. Moody Currier New Hampshire (1885 - 1887)
Republican
Gov. Samuel Whitney Hale New Hampshire (1883 - 1885)
Republican
Gov. Charles Henry Bell New Hampshire (1881 - 1883)
Republican
Gov. Nathaniel Head New Hampshire (1879 - 1881)
Republican
Gov. Benjamin Franklin Prescott New Hampshire (1877 - 1879)
Republican
Gov. Person Colby Cheney New Hampshire (1875 - 1877)
Republican
Gov. Ezekiel Albert Straw New Hampshire (1872 - 1874)
Republican
Gov. James Adams Weston New Hampshire (1871 - 1872)
(1874 - 1875)
Democratic
Gov. Onslow Stearns New Hampshire (1869 - 1871)
Republican
Gov. Walter Harriman New Hampshire (1867 - 1869)
Republican
Gov. Frederick Smyth New Hampshire (1865 - 1867)
Republican
Gov. Joseph Albree Gilmore New Hampshire (1863 - 1865)
Republican
Gov. Nathaniel Springer Berry New Hampshire (1861 - 1863)
Gov. Icabod Goodwin New Hampshire (1859 - 1861)
Republican
Gov. William Haile New Hampshire (1857 - 1859)
Republican
Gov. Ralph Metcalf New Hampshire (1855 - 1857)
Know-Nothing
Gov. Nathaniel Bradley Baker New Hampshire (1854 - 1855)
Democratic
Gov. Noah Martin New Hampshire (1852 - 1854)
Democratic
Gov. Samuel Dinsmoor New Hampshire (1849 - 1852)
Democratic
Gov. Jared Warner Williams New Hampshire (1847 - 1849)
Democratic
Gov. Anthony Colby New Hampshire (1846 - 1847)
Whig
Gov. John Hardy Steele New Hampshire (1844 - 1846)
Democratic
Gov. Henry Hubbard New Hampshire (1842 - 1844)
Democratic
Gov. John Page New Hampshire (1839 - 1842)
Democratic
Gov. Isaac Hill New Hampshire (1836 - 1839)
Democratic
Gov. William Badger New Hampshire (1834 - 1836)
Democratic
Gov. Samuel Dinsmoor New Hampshire (1831 - 1834)
Democratic
Gov. Joseph Morrill Harper New Hampshire (1831 - 1831)
Democratic
Gov. Matthew Harvey New Hampshire (1830 - 1831)
Democratic
Gov. John Bell New Hampshire (1828 - 1829)
National Republican
Gov. Benjamin Pierce New Hampshire (1827 - 1828)
(1829 - 1830)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. David Lawrence Morril New Hampshire (1824 - 1827)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Levi Woodbury New Hampshire (1823 - 1824)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Samuel Bell New Hampshire (1819 - 1823)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Plumer New Hampshire (1812 - 1813)
(1816 - 1819)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Jeremiah Smith New Hampshire (1809 - 1810)
Federalist
Gov. John Taylor Gilman New Hampshire (1794 - 1805)
(1813 - 1816)
Federalist
Gov. Josiah Bartlett New Hampshire (1790 - 1794)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Sullivan New Hampshire (1786 - 1788)
(1789 - 1790)
Federalist
Gov. John Langdon New Hampshire (1785 - 1786)
(1788 - 1789)
(1805 - 1809)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Meshech Weare New Hampshire (1776 - 1785)