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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. Rick Snyder Michigan (2011 )
Republican
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm Michigan (2003 - 2011 )
Democrat
Gov. John Engler Michigan (1991 - 2003 )
Republican
Gov. James Johnston Blanchard Michigan (1983 - 1991 )
Democrat
Gov. William Grawn Milliken Michigan (1969 - 1983 )
Republican
Gov. George Wilcken Romney Michigan (1963 - 1969 )
Republican
Gov. John Burley Swainson Michigan (1961 - 1963 )
Democratic
Gov. Gerhard Mennen Williams Michigan (1949 - 1961 )
Democratic
Gov. Kimber Cornellus Sigler Michigan (1947 - 1949 )
Republican
Gov. Harris Francis Kelly Michigan (1943 - 1947 )
Republican