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North Carolina : Past Governors Bios
Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Bev Perdue North Carolina (2009 - 2013)
Democrat
Gov. Michael F. Easley North Carolina (2001 - 2009)
Democrat
Gov. James G Martin North Carolina (1985 - 1993)
Republican
Gov. James B. Hunt North Carolina (1977 - 1985)
(1993 - 2001)
Democrat
Gov. James E. Holshouser North Carolina (1973 - 1977)
Republican
Gov. Robert Walter Scott North Carolina (1969 - 1973)
Democrat
Gov. Dan Killian Moore North Carolina (1965 - 1969)
Democrat
Gov. James Terry Sanford North Carolina (1961 - 1965)
Democratic
Gov. Luther Hartwell Hodges North Carolina (1954 - 1961)
Democratic
Gov. William Bradley Umstead North Carolina (1953 - 1954)
Democratic
Gov. William Kerr Scott North Carolina (1949 - 1953)
Democratic
Gov. Robert Gregg Cherry North Carolina (1945 - 1949)
Democratic
Gov. Joseph Melville Broughton North Carolina (1941 - 1945)
Democratic
Gov. Clyde Roark Hoey North Carolina (1937 - 1941)
Democratic
Gov. John Christopher Blucher Ehringhaus North Carolina (1933 - 1937)
Democratic
Gov. Oliver Max Gardner North Carolina (1929 - 1933)
Baptist
Gov. Angus Wilton Mclean North Carolina (1925 - 1929)
Democratic
Gov. Cameron A. Morrison North Carolina (1921 - 1925)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Walter Bickett North Carolina (1917 - 1921)
Democratic
Gov. Locke Craig North Carolina (1913 - 1917)
Democratic
Gov. William Walton Kitchin North Carolina (1909 - 1913)
Democratic
Gov. Robert Broadnax Glenn North Carolina (1905 - 1909)
Democratic
Gov. Charles Brantley Aycock North Carolina (1901 - 1905)
Democratic
Gov. Daniel Lindsay Russell North Carolina (1897 - 1901)
Republican
Gov. Elias Carr North Carolina (1893 - 1897)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Michael Holt North Carolina (1891 - 1893)
Democratic
Gov. Daniel Gould Fowle North Carolina (1889 - 1891)
Democratic
Gov. Alfred Moore Scales North Carolina (1885 - 1889)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Jordan Jarvis North Carolina (1879 - 1885)
Democratic
Gov. Curtis Hooks Brogden North Carolina (1874 - 1877)
Republican
Gov. Tod Robinson Caldwell North Carolina (1870 - 1874)
Republican
Gov. Jonathan Worth North Carolina (1865 - 1868)
Democratic
Gov. William Woods Holden North Carolina (1865 - 1865)
(1868 - 1870)
Republican
Gov. Zebulon Baird Vance North Carolina (1862 - 1865)
(1877 - 1879)
Democratic
Gov. Henry Toole Clark North Carolina (1861 - 1862)
Democratic
Gov. John Willis Ellis North Carolina (1859 - 1861)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Bragg North Carolina (1855 - 1859)
Democratic
Gov. Warren Winslow North Carolina (1854 - 1855)
Democratic
Gov. David Settle Reid North Carolina (1851 - 1854)
Democratic
Gov. Charles Manly North Carolina (1849 - 1850)
Whig
Gov. William Alexander Graham North Carolina (1845 - 1849)
Whig
Gov. John Motley Morehead North Carolina (1841 - 1845)
Whig
Gov. Edward Bishop Dudley North Carolina (1836 - 1841)
Whig
Gov. Richard Dobbs Spaight North Carolina (1835 - 1836)
Democratic
Gov. David Lowry Swain North Carolina (1832 - 1835)
Whig
Gov. Montfort Stokes North Carolina (1830 - 1832)
Democratic
Gov. John Owen North Carolina (1828 - 1830)
Democratic
Gov. James Iredell North Carolina (1827 - 1828)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Hutchins Gordon Burton North Carolina (1824 - 1827)
Federalist
Gov. Gabriel Holmes North Carolina (1821 - 1824)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Jesse Franklin North Carolina (1820 - 1821)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Branch North Carolina (1817 - 1820)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Miller North Carolina (1814 - 1817)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Hawkins North Carolina (1811 - 1814)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Benjamin Smith North Carolina (1810 - 1811)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. David Stone North Carolina (1808 - 1810)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Nathaniel Alexander North Carolina (1805 - 1807)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Turner North Carolina (1802 - 1805)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Benjamin Williams North Carolina (1799 - 1802)
(1807 - 1808)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Richardson Davie North Carolina (1798 - 1799)
Federalist
Gov. Samuel Ashe North Carolina (1795 - 1798)
Republican
Gov. Richard Dobbs Spaight North Carolina (1792 - 1795)
Anti-Federalist
Gov. Samuel Johnston North Carolina (1787 - 1789)
Federalist
Gov. Alexander Martin North Carolina (1782 - 1785)
(1789 - 1792)
Federalist
Gov. Thomas Burke North Carolina (1781 - 1782)
Gov. Abner Nash North Carolina (1780 - 1781)
Gov. Richard Caswell North Carolina (1776 - 1780)
(1785 - 1787)