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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. Gina Raimondo Rhode Island (2015 )
Democrat
Gov. Lincoln Chafee Rhode Island (2011 - 2015 )
Democrat
Gov. Don Carcieri Rhode Island (2003 - 2011 )
Republican
Gov. Lincoln Almond Rhode Island (1995 - 2003 )
Republican
Gov. Bruce G. Sundlun Rhode Island (1991 - 1995 )
Democrat
Gov. Edward D. DiPrete Rhode Island (1985 - 1991 )
Republican
Gov. J. Joseph Garrahy Rhode Island (1977 - 1985 )
Democrat
Gov. Philip W. Noel Rhode Island (1973 - 1977 )
Democrat
Gov. Frank Licht Rhode Island (1969 - 1973 )
Democrat
Gov. John Hubbard Chafee Rhode Island (1963 - 1969 )
Republican