Former New York Governors

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. David A. Paterson New York 2008 - 2011
Democrat
Gov. Eliot Spitzer New York 2007 - 2008
Democrat
Gov. George E. Pataki New York 1995 - 2007
Republican
Gov. Mario Matthew Cuomo New York 1983 - 1995
Democrat
Gov. Hugh Leo Carey New York 1975 - 1983
Democrat
Gov. Malcolm Wilson New York 1973 - 1975
Republican
Gov. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller New York 1959 - 1973
Republican
Gov. William Averell Harriman New York 1955 - 1959
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Edmund Dewey New York 1943 - 1955
Republican
Gov. Charles Poletti New York 1942 - 1943
Democratic
Gov. Herbert Henry Lehman New York 1933 - 1942
Democratic
Gov. Franklin Delano Roosevelt New York 1929 - 1933
Democratic
Gov. Alfred Emanuel Smith New York 1923 - 1929
1919 - 1921
Democratic
Gov. Nathan Lewis Miller New York 1921 - 1923
Republican
Gov. Charles Seymour Whitman New York 1915 - 1919
Republican
Gov. Martin Henry Glynn New York 1913 - 1915
Democratic
Gov. William Sulzer New York 1913 - 1913
Democratic
Gov. John Alden Dix New York 1911 - 1913
Democratic
Gov. Horace White New York 1910 - 1911
Republican
Gov. Charles Evans Hughes New York 1907 - 1910
Republican
Gov. Francis Wayland Higgins New York 1905 - 1907
Republican
Gov. Benjamin Baker Odell New York 1901 - 1905
Republican
Gov. Theodore Roosevelt New York 1899 - 1901
Republican
Gov. Frank Swett Black New York 1897 - 1899
Republican
Gov. Roswell Pettibone Flower New York 1892 - 1895
Democratic
Gov. David Bennett Hill New York 1885 - 1892
Democratic
Gov. Steven Grover Cleveland New York 1883 - 1885
Democratic
Gov. Alonzo Barton Cornell New York 1880 - 1883
Republican
Gov. Lucius Robinson New York 1877 - 1880
Democrat
Gov. Samuel Jones Tilden New York 1875 - 1877
Democratic
Gov. John Adams Dix New York 1872 - 1874
Republican
Gov. John Thompson Hoffman New York 1869 - 1873
Democratic
Gov. Reuben Eaton Fenton New York 1865 - 1869
Union
Gov. Horatio Seymour New York 1863 - 1865
1853 - 1855
Democratic
Gov. Edwin Denison Morgan New York 1859 - 1863
Republican
Gov. John Alsop King New York 1857 - 1859
Republican
Gov. Myron Holley Clark New York 1855 - 1857
Republican
Gov. Washington Hunt New York 1851 - 1853
Democratic
Gov. Hamilton Fish New York 1849 - 1851
Whig
Gov. John Young New York 1847 - 1849
Whig
Gov. Silas Wright New York 1845 - 1847
Democratic
Gov. William C. Bouck New York 1843 - 1845
Democratic
Gov. William Henry Seward New York 1839 - 1843
Whig
Gov. William Learned Marcy New York 1833 - 1839
Jeffersonian Republican
Gov. Enos Thompson Throop New York 1829 - 1833
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Martin Van Buren New York 1829 - 1829
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Nathaniel Pitcher New York 1828 - 1829
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Dewitt Clinton New York 1825 - 1828
1817 - 1823
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Joseph Christopher Yates New York 1823 - 1825
Jeffersonian Republican
Gov. John Tayler New York 1817 - 1817
Democratic-Republican
Gov. Daniel D. Tompkins New York 1807 - 1817
Jeffersonian-Republican
Gov. Morgan Lewis New York 1804 - 1807
Democratic-Republican
Gov. George Clinton New York 1801 - 1804
1777 - 1795
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Jay New York 1795 - 1801
Federalist