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New Jersey : Past Governors Bios
Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Jon Corzine New Jersey (2006 - 2010)
Democrat
Gov. James E. McGreevey New Jersey (2002 - 2004)
Democrat
Gov. Richard J. Codey New Jersey (2002 - 2002)
(2004 - 2006)
Democrat
Gov. John O. Bennett New Jersey (2002 - 2002)
Republican
Gov. Donald T. DiFrancesco New Jersey (2001 - 2002)
Republican
Gov. Christine Todd Whitman New Jersey (1994 - 2001)
Republican
Gov. Jim Florio New Jersey (1990 - 1994)
Democrat
Gov. Thomas H. Kean New Jersey (1982 - 1990)
Republican
Gov. Brendan Thomas Byrne New Jersey (1974 - 1982)
Democrat
Gov. William T. Cahill New Jersey (1970 - 1974)
Republican
Gov. Richard Joseph Hughes New Jersey (1962 - 1970)
Democrat
Gov. Robert Baumie Meyner New Jersey (1954 - 1962)
Democratic
Gov. Alfred Eastlack Driscoll New Jersey (1947 - 1954)
Gov. Charles Edison New Jersey (1941 - 1944)
Democratic
Gov. Harold Giles Hoffman New Jersey (1935 - 1938)
Republican
Gov. Horace Griggs Prall New Jersey (1935 - 1935)
Republican
Gov. Morgan Foster Larson New Jersey (1929 - 1932)
Republican
Gov. Arthur Harry Moore New Jersey (1926 - 1929)
(1932 - 1935)
(1938 - 1941)
Democratic
Gov. George Sebastian Silzer New Jersey (1923 - 1926)
Democratic
Gov. Edward Irving Edwards New Jersey (1920 - 1923)
Democratic
Gov. Clarence Edwards Case New Jersey (1920 - 1920)
Republican
Gov. William Nelson Runyon New Jersey (1919 - 1920)
Republican
Gov. Walter Evans Edge New Jersey (1917 - 1919)
(1944 - 1947)
Republican
Gov. Leon R. Taylor New Jersey (1913 - 1914)
Democratic
Gov. James Fairman Fielder New Jersey (1913 - 1913)
(1914 - 1917)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Woodrow Wilson New Jersey (1911 - 1913)
Democratic
Gov. John Franklin Fort New Jersey (1908 - 1911)
Republican
Gov. Edward Casper Stokes New Jersey (1905 - 1908)
Republican
Gov. Franklin Murphy New Jersey (1902 - 1905)
Republican
Gov. David Ogden Watkins New Jersey (1898 - 1899)
Republican
Gov. Foster McGowan Voorhees New Jersey (1898 - 1898)
(1899 - 1902)
Republican
Gov. John William Griggs New Jersey (1896 - 1898)
Republican
Gov. George Theodore Werts New Jersey (1893 - 1896)
Democratic
Gov. Robert Stockton Green New Jersey (1887 - 1890)
Democratic
Gov. Leon Abbett New Jersey (1884 - 1887)
(1890 - 1893)
Democratic
Gov. George Craig Ludlow New Jersey (1881 - 1884)
Democratic
Gov. George Brinton Mcclellan New Jersey (1878 - 1881)
Democratic
Gov. Joseph Dorsett Bedle New Jersey (1875 - 1878)
Democratic
Gov. Theodore Fitz Randolph New Jersey (1869 - 1872)
Democratic
Gov. Marcus Lawrence Ward New Jersey (1866 - 1869)
Republican
Gov. Joel Parker New Jersey (1863 - 1866)
(1872 - 1875)
Democratic
Gov. Charles Smith Olden New Jersey (1860 - 1863)
Republican
Gov. William Augustus Newell New Jersey (1857 - 1860)
Republican
Gov. Rodman McCauley Price New Jersey (1854 - 1857)
Democratic
Gov. George Franklin Fort New Jersey (1851 - 1854)
Democratic
Gov. Charles Creighton Stratton New Jersey (1845 - 1848)
Whig
Gov. Daniel Haines New Jersey (1843 - 1845)
(1848 - 1851)
Democratic
Gov. Philemon Dickerson New Jersey (1836 - 1837)
Democratic
Gov. Elias Pettit Seeley New Jersey (1833 - 1833)
Whig
Gov. Samuel Lewis Southard New Jersey (1832 - 1833)
Whig
Gov. Peter Dumont Vroom New Jersey (1829 - 1832)
(1833 - 1836)
Democratic
Gov. Issac Halsted Williamson New Jersey (1817 - 1829)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Mahlon Dickerson New Jersey (1815 - 1817)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. William Sanford Pennington New Jersey (1813 - 1815)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Aaron Ogden New Jersey (1812 - 1813)
Federalist
Gov. John Lambert New Jersey (1802 - 1803)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Joseph Bloomfield New Jersey (1801 - 1802)
(1803 - 1812)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Richard Howell New Jersey (1793 - 1801)
Federalist
Gov. Thomas Henderson New Jersey (1793 - 1793)
Federalist
Gov. William Paterson New Jersey (1790 - 1793)
Federalist
Gov. William Livingston New Jersey (1776 - 1790)
Federalist