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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. Doug Ducey Arizona (2015 )
Republican
Gov. Jan Brewer Arizona (2009 - 2015 )
Republican
Gov. Janet Napolitano Arizona (2003 - 2009 )
Democrat
Gov. Jane Dee Hull Arizona (1997 - 2003 )
Republican
Gov. J. Fife Symington Arizona (1991 - 1997 )
Republican
Gov. Rose Mofford Arizona (1988 - 1991 )
Democrat
Gov. Evan Mecham Arizona (1987 - 1988 )
Republican
Gov. Bruce Edward Babbitt Arizona (1978 - 1987 )
Democrat
Gov. Wesley Bolin Arizona (1977 - 1978 )
Democrat
Gov. Raul H. Castro Arizona (1975 - 1977 )
Democrat