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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. Doug Burgum North Dakota (2016 )
Republican
Gov. Jack Dalrymple North Dakota (2010 - 2016 )
Republican
Gov. John Hoeven North Dakota (2000 - 2010 )
Republican
Gov. Edward Thomas Schafer North Dakota (1992 - 2000 )
Republican
Gov. George Albert Sinner North Dakota (1985 - 1992 )
Democrat
Gov. Allen Ingvar Olson North Dakota (1981 - 1985 )
Republican
Gov. Arthur Albert Link North Dakota (1973 - 1981 )
Democrat
Gov. William Lewis Guy North Dakota (1961 - 1973 )
Democrat
Gov. John Edward Davis North Dakota (1957 - 1961 )
Republican
Gov. C. Norman Brunsdale North Dakota (1951 - 1957 )
Republican Organizing Committee