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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 )