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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. Kenneth Mapp Virgin Islands (2015 )
Independent
Gov. John de Jongh, Jr. Virgin Islands (2007 - 2015 )
Democrat
Gov. Charles W. Turnbull Virgin Islands (1999 - 2007 )
Democrat
Gov. Roy Lester Schneider Virgin Islands (1995 - 1999 )
Republican
Gov. Alexander A. Farrelly Virgin Islands (1987 - 1995 )
Democrat
Gov. Juan Francisco Luis Virgin Islands (1977 - 1986 )
Independent
Gov. Melvin Herbert Evans Virgin Islands (1971 - 1975 )
Republican
Gov. Cyril Emmanuel King Virgin Islands (1969 - 1969 )
(1975 - 1978 )
Independent
Gov. Ralph M. Paiewonsky Virgin Islands (1961 - 1969 )
Democrat