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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. Phil Bryant Mississippi (2012 )
Republican
Gov. Haley Barbour Mississippi (2004 - 2012 )
Republican
Gov. David Ronald "Ronnie" Musgrove Mississippi (2000 - 2004 )
Democrat
Gov. Daniel Kirkwood Fordice Mississippi (1992 - 2000 )
Republican
Gov. Raymond Edwin Mabus Mississippi (1988 - 1992 )
Democrat
Gov. William A. Allain Mississippi (1984 - 1988 )
Democrat
Gov. William Forrest Winter Mississippi (1980 - 1984 )
Democrat
Gov. Charles Clifton Finch Mississippi (1976 - 1980 )
Democrat
Gov. William Lowe Waller Mississippi (1972 - 1976 )
Democrat
Gov. John Bell Williams Mississippi (1968 - 1972 )
Democrat