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Ohio : Past Governors Bios
Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Ted Strickland Ohio (2007 - 2011)
Democrat
Gov. Bob Taft Ohio (1999 - 2007)
Republican
Gov. Nancy P. Hollister Ohio (1998 - 1999)
Republican
Gov. George V. Voinovich Ohio (1991 - 1998)
Republican
Gov. Richard F. Celeste Ohio (1983 - 1991)
Democrat
Gov. John Joyce Gilligan Ohio (1971 - 1975)
Democrat
Gov. James Allen Rhodes Ohio (1963 - 1971)
(1975 - 1983)
Republican
Gov. Michael Vincent DiSalle Ohio (1959 - 1963)
Democrat
Gov. Crane William O'Neill Ohio (1957 - 1959)
Republican
Gov. John William Brown Ohio (1957 - 1957)
Republican
Gov. Thomas J. Herbert Ohio (1947 - 1949)
Republican
Gov. Frank John Lausche Ohio (1945 - 1947)
(1949 - 1957)
Democrat
Gov. John William Bricker Ohio (1939 - 1945)
Republican
Gov. Martin Luther Davey Ohio (1935 - 1939)
Democrat
Gov. George White Ohio (1931 - 1935)
Democrat
Gov. Myers Young Cooper Ohio (1929 - 1931)
Republican
Gov. Alvin Victor Donahey Ohio (1923 - 1929)
Democrat
Gov. Harry L. Davis Ohio (1921 - 1923)
Republican
Gov. Frank Bartlett Willis Ohio (1915 - 1917)
Republican
Gov. James Middleton Cox Ohio (1913 - 1915)
(1917 - 1921)
Democratic
Gov. Judson Harmon Ohio (1909 - 1913)
Democrat
Gov. Andrew L. Harris Ohio (1906 - 1909)
Republican
Gov. John M. Pattison Ohio (1906 - 1906)
Democrat
Gov. Myron Timothy Herrick Ohio (1904 - 1906)
Republican
Gov. George Kilbon Nash Ohio (1900 - 1904)
Republican
Gov. Asa Smith Bushnell Ohio (1896 - 1900)
Republican
Gov. William McKinley Ohio (1892 - 1896)
Republican
Gov. James Edwin Campbell Ohio (1890 - 1892)
Democratic
Gov. Joseph Benson Foraker Ohio (1886 - 1890)
Republican
Gov. George Hoadly Ohio (1884 - 1886)
Democratic
Gov. Charles Foster Ohio (1880 - 1884)
Republican
Gov. Richard Moore Bishop Ohio (1878 - 1880)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas L. Young Ohio (1877 - 1878)
Republican
Gov. William Allen Ohio (1874 - 1876)
Democratic
Gov. Edward Follansbee Noyes Ohio (1872 - 1874)
Republican
Gov. Rutherford Birchard Hayes Ohio (1868 - 1872)
(1876 - 1877)
Republican
Gov. Jacob Dolson Cox Ohio (1866 - 1868)
Republican
Gov. Charles Anderson Ohio (1865 - 1866)
Union
Gov. John Brough Ohio (1864 - 1865)
Union
Gov. David Tod Ohio (1862 - 1864)
Union
Gov. William Dennison Ohio (1860 - 1862)
Republican
Gov. Salmon Portland Chase Ohio (1856 - 1860)
Republican
Gov. William Medill Ohio (1853 - 1856)
Democratic
Gov. Reuben Wood Ohio (1850 - 1853)
Democratic
Gov. Seabury Ford Ohio (1849 - 1850)
Whig
Gov. William Bebb Ohio (1846 - 1849)
Whig
Gov. Mordecai Bartley Ohio (1844 - 1846)
Whig
Gov. Thomas Welles Bartley Ohio (1844 - 1844)
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Corwin Ohio (1840 - 1842)
Whig
Gov. Wilson Shannon Ohio (1838 - 1840)
(1842 - 1844)
Democratic
Gov. Joseph Vance Ohio (1836 - 1838)
Whig
Gov. Robert Lucas Ohio (1832 - 1836)
Democratic
Gov. Duncan McArthur Ohio (1830 - 1832)
National Republican
Gov. Jeremiah Morrow Ohio (1822 - 1826)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Allen Trimble Ohio (1822 - 1822)
(1826 - 1830)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Ethan Allen Brown Ohio (1818 - 1822)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Thomas Worthington Ohio (1814 - 1818)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Othneil Looker Ohio (1814 - 1814)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Return Jonathan Meigs Ohio (1810 - 1814)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Samuel Huntington Ohio (1808 - 1810)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Thomas Kirker Ohio (1807 - 1808)
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Edward Tiffin Ohio (1803 - 1807)
Democratic-Republican