Former California Governors

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. California 2011 - 2019
1975 - 1983
Democrat
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger California 2003 - 2011
Republican
Gov. Gray Davis California 1999 - 2003
Democrat
Gov. Pete Wilson California 1991 - 1999
Republican
Gov. George Deukmejian California 1983 - 1983
Republican
Gov. Ronald Wilson Reagan California 1967 - 1975
Democrat, Republican
Gov. Edmund Gerald Brown California 1959 - 1967
Democrat
Gov. Goodwin Jess Knight California 1953 - 1959
Republican
Gov. Earl Warren California 1943 - 1953
Republican
Gov. Culbert L. Olson California 1939 - 1943
Democrat
Gov. Frank Finley Merriam California 1934 - 1939
Republican
Gov. James Rolph California 1931 - 1934
Republican
Gov. Clement Calhoun Young California 1927 - 1931
Republican
Gov. Friend William Richardson California 1923 - 1927
Republican
Gov. William Dennison Stephens California 1917 - 1923
Republican
Gov. Hiram Warren Johnson California 1911 - 1917
Republican, Progressive
Gov. James Norris Gillett California 1907 - 1911
Republican
Gov. George Cooper Pardee California 1903 - 1907
Progressive, Republican
Gov. Henry Tifft Gage California 1899 - 1903
Republican
Gov. James Herbert Budd California 1895 - 1899
Democrat
Gov. Henry Harrison Markham California 1891 - 1895
Republican
Gov. Robert Whitney Waterman California 1887 - 1891
Republican
Gov. Washington Bartlett California 1887 - 1887
Democrat
Gov. George Stoneman California 1883 - 1887
Democrat
Gov. George Clement Perkins California 1880 - 1883
Republican
Gov. William Irwin California 1875 - 1880
Democrat
Gov. Romualdo Pacheco California 1875 - 1875
Republican
Gov. Newton Booth California 1871 - 1875
Republican
Gov. Henry Huntly Haight California 1867 - 1871
Republican, Democrat
Gov. Frederick Ferdinand Low California 1863 - 1867
Union
Gov. Amasa Leland Stanford California 1862 - 1863
Republican
Gov. John G. Downey California 1860 - 1862
Democrat
Gov. Milton Slocum Latham California 1860 - 1860
Democrat
Gov. John B. Weller California 1858 - 1860
Democrat
Gov. John Neely Johnson California 1856 - 1858
American (Know-Nothing)
Gov. John Bigler California 1852 - 1856
Democrat
Gov. John McDougal California 1851 - 1852
Independent Democrat
Gov. Peter Hardeman Burnett California 1849 - 1851
Independent Democrat