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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. Gary Richard Herbert Utah (2009 )
Republican
Gov. Jon Huntsman Utah (2005 - 2009 )
Republican
Gov. Olene Smith Walker Utah (2003 - 2005 )
Republican
Gov. Michael Okerlund Leavitt Utah (1993 - 2003 )
Republican
Gov. Norman Howard Bangerter Utah (1985 - 1993 )
Republican
Gov. Scott M. Matheson Utah (1977 - 1985 )
Democrat
Gov. Calvin Lewellyn Rampton Utah (1965 - 1977 )
Democrat
Gov. George Dewey Clyde Utah (1957 - 1965 )
Republican
Gov. Joseph Bracken Lee Utah (1949 - 1957 )
Republican
Gov. Herbert Brown Maw Utah (1941 - 1949 )
Democrat