Former Alabama Governors

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Robert Bentley Alabama 2011 - 2017
Republican
Gov. Bob Riley Alabama 2003 - 2011
Republican
Gov. Donald Eugene Siegelman Alabama 1999 - 2003
Democrat
Gov. Forrest Hood James Alabama 1995 - 1999
1979 - 1983
Democrat, Republican
Gov. James Elisha Folsom, Jr. Alabama 1993 - 1995
Democrat
Gov. Harold Guy Hunt Alabama 1987 - 1993
Republican
Gov. George Corley Wallace Alabama 1983 - 1987
1971 - 1979
1963 - 1967
Democrat
Gov. Albert Preston Brewer Alabama 1968 - 1971
Democrat
Gov. Lurleen Burns Wallace Alabama 1967 - 1968
Democrat
Gov. John Malcolm Patterson Alabama 1959 - 1963
Democrat
Gov. James Elisha Folsom, Sr. Alabama 1955 - 1959
1947 - 1951
Democrat
Gov. Seth Gordon Persons Alabama 1951 - 1955
Democrat
Gov. Chauncey Sparks Alabama 1943 - 1947
Democrat
Gov. Frank Murray Dixon Alabama 1939 - 1943
Democrat
Gov. David Bibb Graves Alabama 1935 - 1939
1927 - 1931
Democrat
Gov. Benjamin Meek Miller Alabama 1931 - 1935
Democrat
Gov. William Woodward Brandon Alabama 1923 - 1927
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Erby Kilby Alabama 1919 - 1923
Democrat
Gov. Charles Henderson Alabama 1915 - 1919
Democrat
Gov. Emmet O’Neal Alabama 1911 - 1915
Democrat
Gov. Braxton Bragg Comer Alabama 1907 - 1911
Democrat
Gov. William Dorsey Jelks Alabama 1905 - 1907
1901 - 1904
Democrat
Gov. Russell McWorther Cunningham Alabama 1904 - 1905
Democrat
Gov. William James Samford Alabama 1900 - 1901
Democrat
Gov. Joseph Forney Johnston Alabama 1896 - 1900
Democrat
Gov. William Calvin Oates Alabama 1894 - 1896
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Goode Jones Alabama 1890 - 1894
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Seay Alabama 1886 - 1890
Democrat
Gov. Edward Asbury O’Neal Alabama 1882 - 1886
Democrat
Gov. Rufus Willis Cobb Alabama 1878 - 1882
Democrat
Gov. George Smith Houston Alabama 1874 - 1878
Democrat
Gov. David Peter Lewis Alabama 1872 - 1874
Democratic Republican
Gov. Robert Burns Lindsay Alabama 1870 - 1872
Democrat
Gov. William Hugh Smith Alabama 1868 - 1870
Republican
Gov. Robert Miller Patton Alabama 1865 - 1868
Whig, Republican
Gov. Lewis Eliphalet Parsons Alabama 1865 - 1865
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Hill Watts Alabama 1863 - 1865
Whig
Gov. John Gill Shorter Alabama 1861 - 1863
Democrat
Gov. Andrew Barry Moore Alabama 1857 - 1861
Democrat
Gov. John Anthony Winston Alabama 1853 - 1857
Democrat
Gov. Henry Watkins Collier Alabama 1849 - 1853
Democrat
Gov. Reuben Chapman Alabama 1847 - 1849
Democrat
Gov. Joshua Lanier Martin Alabama 1845 - 1847
Independent
Gov. Benjamin Fitzpatrick Alabama 1841 - 1845
Democrat
Gov. Arthur Pendleton Bagby Alabama 1837 - 1841
Democrat
Gov. Hugh McVay Alabama 1837 - 1837
Democrat
Gov. Clement Comer Clay Alabama 1835 - 1837
Democrat
Gov. John Gayle Alabama 1831 - 1835
Democrat
Gov. Samuel B. Moore Alabama 1831 - 1831
Democrat
Gov. Gabriel Moore Alabama 1829 - 1831
Jackson Democrat
Gov. John Murphy Alabama 1825 - 1829
Jackson Democrat
Gov. Israel Pickens Alabama 1821 - 1825
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Thomas Bibb Alabama 1820 - 1821
Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Wyatt Bibb Alabama 1819 - 1820
Democratic-Republican