FORMER IOWA GOVERNORS

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Terry E. Branstad Iowa 1983 - 1999
2011 - 2017
Republican
Gov. Chet Culver Iowa 2007 - 2011 Democrat
Gov. Thomas J. Vilsack Iowa 1999 - 2007 Democrat
Gov. Robert D. Ray Iowa 1969 - 1983 Republican
Gov. Robert David Fulton Iowa 1969 - 1969 Democratic
Gov. Harold Everett Hughes Iowa 1963 - 1969 Democratic
Gov. Norman Arthur Erbe Iowa 1961 - 1963 Republican
Gov. Herschel C. Loveless Iowa 1957 - 1961 Democratic
Gov. Leo Arthur Hoegh Iowa 1955 - 1957 Republican
Gov. Leo Elthon Iowa 1954 - 1955 Republican
Gov. William S. Beardsley Iowa 1949 - 1954 Republican
Gov. Robert Donald Blue Iowa 1945 - 1949 republican
Gov. Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper Iowa 1943 - 1945 Republican
Gov. George Allison Wilson Iowa 1939 - 1943 republican
Gov. Nelson George Kraschel Iowa 1937 - 1939 Democrat
Gov. Clyde Laverne Herring Iowa 1933 - 1937 Democrat
Gov. Daniel Webster Turner Iowa 1931 - 1933 Republican
Gov. John Hammill Iowa 1925 - 1931 republican
Gov. Nathan Edward Kendall Iowa 1921 - 1925 Republican
Gov. William Lloyd Harding Iowa 1917 - 1921 Republican
Gov. George Washington Clarke Iowa 1913 - 1917 Republican
Gov. Beryl Franklin Carroll Iowa 1909 - 1913 Republican
Gov. Warren Garst Iowa 1908 - 1909 republican
Gov. Albert Baird Cummins Iowa 1902 - 1908 Republican
Gov. Leslie Mortier Shaw Iowa 1898 - 1902 republican
Gov. Francis Marion Drake Iowa 1896 - 1898 republican
Gov. Frank Darr Jackson Iowa 1894 - 1896 republican
Gov. Horace Boies Iowa 1890 - 1894 Democrat
Gov. William Larrabee Iowa 1886 - 1890 republican
Gov. Buren Robinson Sherman Iowa 1882 - 1886 republican
Gov. John Henry Gear Iowa 1878 - 1882 republican
Gov. Joshua G. Newbold Iowa 1877 - 1878 republican
Gov. Cyrus Clay Carpenter Iowa 1872 - 1876 republican
Gov. Samuel Merrill Iowa 1868 - 1872 republican
Gov. William Milo Stone Iowa 1864 - 1868 republican
Gov. Samuel Jordan Kirkwood Iowa 1876 - 1877
1860 - 1864
republican
Gov. Ralph Phillips Lowe Iowa 1858 - 1860 republican
Gov. James Wilson Grimes Iowa 1854 - 1858 Whig
Gov. Stephen Hempstead Iowa 1850 - 1854 democrat
Gov. Ansel Briggs Iowa 1846 - 1850 Democrat
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