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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. Rick Scott Florida (2011 )
Republican
Gov. Charlie Crist Florida (2007 - 2011 )
Republican
Gov. Jeb Bush Florida (1999 - 2007 )
Republican
Gov. Kenneth Hood Mackay Florida (1998 - 1999 )
Democratic
Gov. Lawton Chiles Florida (1991 - 1998 )
Democrat
Gov. Robert Martinez Florida (1987 - 1991 )
Democrat, Republican
Gov. Daniel Robert Graham Florida (1979 - 1987 )
Democrat
Gov. Reubin O'Donovan Askew Florida (1971 - 1979 )
Democrat
Gov. Claude Roy Kirk Florida (1967 - 1971 )
Democrat, Republican
Gov. Haydon Burns Florida (1965 - 1967 )
Democrat