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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. Roy Cooper North Carolina (2017 )
Democrat
Gov. Pat McCrory North Carolina (2013 - 2016 )
Republican
Gov. Bev Perdue North Carolina (2009 - 2013 )
Democrat
Gov. Michael F. Easley North Carolina (2001 - 2009 )
Democrat
Gov. James G Martin North Carolina (1985 - 1993 )
Republican
Gov. James B. Hunt North Carolina (1977 - 1985 )
(1993 - 2001 )
Democrat
Gov. James E. Holshouser North Carolina (1973 - 1977 )
Republican
Gov. Robert Walter Scott North Carolina (1969 - 1973 )
Democrat
Gov. Dan Killian Moore North Carolina (1965 - 1969 )
Democrat
Gov. James Terry Sanford North Carolina (1961 - 1965 )
Democratic