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New York : Past Governors Bios
Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. David A. Paterson New York (2008 - 2011)
Democrat
Gov. Eliot Spitzer New York (2007 - 2008)
Democrat
Gov. George E. Pataki New York (1995 - 2007)
Republican
Gov. Mario Matthew Cuomo New York (1983 - 1995)
Democrat
Gov. Hugh Leo Carey New York (1975 - 1983)
Democrat
Gov. Malcolm Wilson New York (1973 - 1975)
Republican
Gov. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller New York (1959 - 1973)
Republican
Gov. William Averell Harriman New York (1955 - 1959)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Edmund Dewey New York (1943 - 1955)
Republican
Gov. Charles Poletti New York (1942 - 1943)
Democratic
Gov. Herbert Henry Lehman New York (1933 - 1942)
Democratic
Gov. Franklin Delano Roosevelt New York (1929 - 1933)
Democratic
Gov. Nathan Lewis Miller New York (1921 - 1923)
Republican
Gov. Alfred Emanuel Smith New York (1919 - 1921)
(1923 - 1929)
Democratic
Gov. Charles Seymour Whitman New York (1915 - 1919)
Republican
Gov. Martin Henry Glynn New York (1913 - 1915)
Democratic
Gov. William Sulzer New York (1913 - 1913)
Democratic
Gov. John Alden Dix New York (1911 - 1913)
Democratic
Gov. Horace White New York (1910 - 1911)
Republican
Gov. Charles Evans Hughes New York (1907 - 1910)
Republican
Gov. Francis Wayland Higgins New York (1905 - 1907)
Republican
Gov. Benjamin Baker Odell New York (1901 - 1905)
Republican
Gov. Theodore Roosevelt New York (1899 - 1901)
Republican
Gov. Frank Swett Black New York (1897 - 1899)
Republican
Gov. Roswell Pettibone Flower New York (1892 - 1895)
Democratic
Gov. David Bennett Hill New York (1885 - 1892)
Democratic
Gov. Steven Grover Cleveland New York (1883 - 1885)
Democratic
Gov. Alonzo Barton Cornell New York (1880 - 1883)
Republican
Gov. Lucius Robinson New York (1877 - 1880)
Democratic
Gov. Samuel Jones Tilden New York (1875 - 1877)
Democratic
Gov. John Adams Dix New York (1872 - 1874)
Gov. John Thompson Hoffman New York (1869 - 1873)
Democratic
Gov. Reuben Eaton Fenton New York (1865 - 1869)
Union
Gov. Edwin Denison Morgan New York (1859 - 1863)
Republican
Gov. John Alsop King New York (1857 - 1859)
Republican
Gov. Myron Holley Clark New York (1855 - 1857)
Republican
Gov. Horatio Seymour New York (1853 - 1855)
(1863 - 1865)
Democratic
Gov. Washington Hunt New York (1851 - 1853)
Democratic
Gov. Hamilton Fish New York (1849 - 1851)
Whig
Gov. John Young New York (1847 - 1849)
Whig
Gov. Silas Wright New York (1845 - 1847)
Democratic
Gov. William C. Bouck New York (1843 - 1845)
Democratic
Gov. William Henry Seward New York (1839 - 1843)
Whig
Gov. William Learned Marcy New York (1833 - 1839)
Jeffersonian Republican
Gov. Enos Thompson Throop New York (1829 - 1833)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Martin Van Buren New York (1829 - 1829)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Nathaniel Pitcher New York (1828 - 1829)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Joseph Christopher Yates New York (1823 - 1825)
Jeffersonian Republican
Gov. Dewitt Clinton New York (1817 - 1823)
(1825 - 1828)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Tayler New York (1817 - 1817)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Daniel D. Tompkins New York (1807 - 1817)
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Morgan Lewis New York (1804 - 1807)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Jay New York (1795 - 1801)
Federalist
Gov. George Clinton New York (1777 - 1795)
(1801 - 1804)
Democratic-Republican