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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 Bel Edwards Louisiana (2016 )
Democrat
Gov. Bobby Jindal Louisiana (2008 - 2016 )
Republican
Gov. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Louisiana (2004 - 2008 )
Democrat
Gov. Mike Foster Louisiana (1996 - 2004 )
Republican
Gov. Buddy Elson Roemer Louisiana (1988 - 1992 )
Democrat, Republican
Gov. David C. Treen Louisiana (1980 - 1984 )
Republican
Gov. Edwin Washington Edwards Louisiana (1972 - 1980 )
(1984 - 1988 )
(1992 - 1996 )
Democrat
Gov. John Julian McKeithen Louisiana (1964 - 1972 )
Democrat
Gov. Robert Floyd Kennon Louisiana (1952 - 1956 )
Democrat
Gov. James Houston Davis Louisiana (1944 - 1948 )
(1960 - 1964 )
Democrat