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Virginia : Past Governors Bios

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Robert McDonnell Virginia (2010 - 2014 )
Republican
Gov. Tim Kaine Virginia (2006 - 2010 )
Democrat
Gov. Mark R. Warner Virginia (2002 - 2006 )
Democrat
Gov. James S. Gilmore Virginia (1998 - 2002 )
Republican
Gov. George Allen Virginia (1994 - 1998 )
Republican
Gov. L. Douglas Wilder Virginia (1990 - 1994 )
Democrat
Gov. Gerald L. Baliles Virginia (1986 - 1990 )
Democrat
Gov. Charles Spittal Robb Virginia (1982 - 1986 )
Democrat
Gov. John Nichols Dalton Virginia (1978 - 1982 )
Republican
Gov. Linwood Holton Virginia (1970 - 1974 )
Republican
Gov. Mills Edwin Godwin Virginia (1966 - 1970 )
(1974 - 1978 )
Democrat (first term), Republican (second term)
Gov. Albertis S. Harrison Virginia (1962 - 1966 )
Democrat
Gov. James Lindsay Almond Virginia (1958 - 1962 )
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Bahnson Stanley Virginia (1954 - 1958 )
Democrat
Gov. John Stewart Battle Virginia (1950 - 1954 )
Democrat
Gov. William Munford Tuck Virginia (1946 - 1950 )
Democrat
Gov. Colgate Whitehead Darden Virginia (1942 - 1946 )
Democrat
Gov. James Hubert Price Virginia (1938 - 1942 )
Democrat
Gov. George Campbell Peery Virginia (1934 - 1938 )
Democrat
Gov. John Garland Pollard Virginia (1930 - 1934 )
Democrat
Gov. Harry Flood Byrd Virginia (1926 - 1930 )
Democrat
Gov. Elbert Lee Trinkle Virginia (1922 - 1926 )
Democrat
Gov. Westmoreland Davis Virginia (1918 - 1922 )
Democrat
Gov. Henry Carter Stuart Virginia (1914 - 1918 )
Democrat
Gov. William Hodges Mann Virginia (1910 - 1914 )
Democrat
Gov. Claude Augustus Swanson Virginia (1906 - 1910 )
Democrat
Gov. Andrew Jackson Montague Virginia (1902 - 1906 )
Democrat
Gov. James Hoge Tyler Virginia (1898 - 1902 )
Democrat
Gov. Charles Triplett O'Ferrall Virginia (1894 - 1898 )
Democrat
Gov. Philip Watkins McKinney Virginia (1890 - 1894 )
Democrat
Gov. Fitzhugh Lee Virginia (1886 - 1890 )
Democrat
Gov. William E. Cameron Virginia (1882 - 1886 )
Readjuster
Gov. Frederick William Mackey Holliday Virginia (1878 - 1882 )
Conservative
Gov. James Lawson Kemper Virginia (1874 - 1878 )
Conservative
Gov. Gilbert Carlton Walker Virginia (1869 - 1874 )
Republican
Gov. Henry Horatio Wells Virginia (1868 - 1869 )
Republican
Gov. John Letcher Virginia (1860 - 1864 )
Democrat
Gov. Henry Alexander Wise Virginia (1856 - 1860 )
Democrat
Gov. Joseph Johnson Virginia (1852 - 1856 )
Democrat
Gov. John Buchanan Floyd Virginia (1848 - 1851 )
Democrat
Gov. William Smith Virginia (1846 - 1849 )
(1864 - 1865 )
Democrat
Gov. James McDowell Virginia (1843 - 1846 )
Democrat
Gov. John Munford Gregory Virginia (1842 - 1843 )
Whig
Gov. John Rutherfoord Virginia (1841 - 1842 )
Democrat
Gov. John Mercer Patton Virginia (1841 - 1841 )
Whig
Gov. Thomas Walker Gilmer Virginia (1840 - 1841 )
Whig
Gov. David Campbell Virginia (1837 - 1840 )
Democrat
Gov. Wyndham Robertson Virginia (1836 - 1837 )
Whig
Gov. Littleton Waller Tazewell Virginia (1834 - 1836 )
Whig
Gov. John Buchanan Floyd Virginia (1830 - 1834 )
Democrat
Gov. William Branch Giles Virginia (1827 - 1830 )
Anti-Federalist
Gov. John Tyler Virginia (1825 - 1827 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Pleasants Virginia (1822 - 1825 )
Democrat-Republican
Gov. Thomas Mann Randolph Virginia (1819 - 1822 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Patton Preston Virginia (1816 - 1819 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Wilson Cary Nicholas Virginia (1814 - 1816 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Barbour Virginia (1812 - 1814 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Peyton Randolph Virginia (1811 - 1812 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. George William Smith Virginia (1811 - 1811 )
(1811 - 1811 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Tyler Virginia (1808 - 1810 )
Democrat-Republican
Gov. William Henry Cabell Virginia (1805 - 1808 )
Democrat-Republican
Gov. John Page Virginia (1802 - 1805 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Monroe Virginia (1799 - 1802 )
(1811 - 1811 )
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Pendleton Virginia (1799 - 1799 )
Gov. Hardin Burnley Virginia (1799 - 1799 )
Gov. James Wood Virginia (1796 - 1799 )
Federalist
Gov. Robert Brooke Virginia (1794 - 1796 )
Democrat-Republican
Gov. Henry Lee Virginia (1791 - 1794 )
Federalist
Gov. Beverley Randolph Virginia (1788 - 1791 )
Gov. Edmund Randolph Virginia (1786 - 1788 )
Gov. Benjamin Harrison Virginia (1781 - 1784 )
Gov. David Jameson Virginia (1781 - 1781 )
Gov. Thomas Nelson Virginia (1781 - 1781 )
Gov. William Fleming Virginia (1781 - 1781 )
Gov. Thomas Jefferson Virginia (1779 - 1781 )
Gov. Patrick Henry Virginia (1776 - 1779 )
(1784 - 1786 )