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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. John Carney Delaware (2017 )
Democrat
Gov. Jack Markell Delaware (2009 - 2017 )
Democrat
Gov. Ruth Ann Minner Delaware (2001 - 2009 )
Democrat
Gov. Thomas R. Carper Delaware (1993 - 2001 )
Democrat
Gov. Dale Edward Wolf Delaware (1992 - 1993 )
Republican
Gov. Michael Newbold Castle Delaware (1985 - 1992 )
Republican
Gov. Pierre Samuel Du Pont Delaware (1977 - 1985 )
Republican
Gov. Sherman W. Tribbitt Delaware (1973 - 1977 )
Democrat
Gov. Russell W. Peterson Delaware (1969 - 1973 )
Republican
Gov. Charles L. Terry Delaware (1965 - 1969 )
Democrat