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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. Eric Holcomb Indiana (2017 )
Republican
Gov. Mike Pence Indiana (2013 - 2017 )
Republican
Gov. Mitch Daniels Indiana (2005 - 2013 )
Republican
Gov. Joseph E. Kernan Indiana (2003 - 2005 )
Democrat
Gov. Frank O'Bannon Indiana (1997 - 2003 )
Democrat
Gov. Evan Bayh Indiana (1989 - 1997 )
Democrat
Gov. Robert D. Orr Indiana (1981 - 1989 )
Republican
Gov. Otis Ray Bowen Indiana (1973 - 1981 )
Republican
Gov. Edgar Doud Whitcomb Indiana (1969 - 1973 )
Republican
Gov. Roger Douglas Branigin Indiana (1965 - 1969 )
Democrat