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 below and additional references that may be listed on a governor’s biography page.

To begin your search, please click on a state, commonwealth or territory from the map to view a list of its former governors or use the Advanced Search feature below.

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