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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. Nathan Deal Georgia (2011 )
Republican
Gov. Sonny Perdue Georgia (2003 - 2011 )
Republican
Gov. Roy E. Barnes Georgia (1999 - 2003 )
Democrat
Gov. Zell Miller Georgia (1991 - 1999 )
Democrat
Gov. Joe Frank Harris Georgia (1983 - 1991 )
Democrat
Gov. George Dekle Busbee Georgia (1975 - 1983 )
Democrat
Gov. Jimmy Earl Carter Georgia (1971 - 1975 )
Democrat
Gov. Lester Garfield Maddox Georgia (1967 - 1971 )
Democrat
Gov. Carl Edward Sanders Georgia (1963 - 1967 )
Democrat
Gov. Samuel Ernest Vandiver Georgia (1959 - 1963 )
Democrat