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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. Kate Brown Oregon (2015 )
Democrat
Gov. John A. Kitzhaber, M.D. Oregon (2011 - 2015 )
(1995 - 2003 )
Democrat
Gov. Ted Kulongoski Oregon (2003 - 2011 )
Democrat
Gov. Barbara Roberts Oregon (1991 - 1995 )
Democrat
Gov. Neil Goldschmidt Oregon (1987 - 1991 )
Democrat
Gov. Victor G. Atiyeh Oregon (1979 - 1987 )
Republican
Gov. Robert William Straub Oregon (1975 - 1979 )
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Lawson McCall Oregon (1967 - 1975 )
Republican
Gov. Mark Odom Hatfield Oregon (1959 - 1967 )
Republican
Gov. Robert Denison Holmes Oregon (1957 - 1959 )
Democrat