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Former Governors' Bios


The NGA Governors Database


This searchable database identifies former governors by state and dates of service. The governors' biographies available on the NGA website provide summary biographical information only and are edited infrequently. For more comprehensive information, please see the resource links and additional references that may be listed on a governor's biography page. To begin your search, please choose a state, commonwealth or territory from the dropdown list or click 'Search Governors' for the advanced search menu.

 

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Bill Walker Alaska (2014 )
Independent
Gov. Sean Parnell Alaska (2009 - 2014 )
Republican
Gov. Sarah Palin Alaska (2006 - 2009 )
Republican
Gov. Frank H. Murkowski Alaska (2002 - 2006 )
Republican
Gov. Tony Knowles Alaska (1994 - 2002 )
Democrat
Gov. Steve Cowper Alaska (1986 - 1990 )
Democrat
Gov. William Jennings Sheffield Alaska (1982 - 1986 )
Democrat
Gov. Jay S. Hammond Alaska (1974 - 1982 )
Republican
Gov. Keith H. Miller Alaska (1969 - 1970 )
Republican
Gov. Walter J. Hickel Alaska (1966 - 1969 )
(1990 - 1994 )
Alaska Independence Party
Gov. William Allen Egan Alaska (1959 - 1966 )
(1970 - 1974 )
Democrat