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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. C. L. "Butch" Otter Idaho (2007 )
Republican
Gov. James E. Risch Idaho (2006 - 2007 )
Republican
Gov. Dirk Kempthorne Idaho (1999 - 2006 )
Republican
Gov. Philip E. Batt Idaho (1995 - 1999 )
Republican
Gov. John Victor Evans Idaho (1977 - 1987 )
Democrat
Gov. Cecil Dale Andrus Idaho (1971 - 1977 )
(1987 - 1995 )
Democrat
Gov. Don William Samuelson Idaho (1967 - 1971 )
Republican
Gov. Robert E. Smylie Idaho (1955 - 1967 )
Republican
Gov. Leonard Beck Jordan Idaho (1951 - 1955 )
Republican
Gov. Charles Armington Robins Idaho (1947 - 1951 )
Republican