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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 Kasich Ohio (2011 )
Republican
Gov. Ted Strickland Ohio (2007 - 2011 )
Democrat
Gov. Bob Taft Ohio (1999 - 2007 )
Republican
Gov. Nancy P. Hollister Ohio (1998 - 1999 )
Republican
Gov. George V. Voinovich Ohio (1991 - 1998 )
Republican
Gov. Richard F. Celeste Ohio (1983 - 1991 )
Democrat
Gov. John Joyce Gilligan Ohio (1971 - 1975 )
Democrat
Gov. James Allen Rhodes Ohio (1963 - 1971 )
(1975 - 1983 )
Republican
Gov. Michael Vincent DiSalle Ohio (1959 - 1963 )
Democrat
Gov. Crane William O'Neill Ohio (1957 - 1959 )
Republican