FORMER NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNORS

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Pat McCrory North Carolina 2013 - 2016 Republican
Gov. Bev Perdue North Carolina 2009 - 2013 Democrat
Gov. Michael F. Easley North Carolina 2001 - 2009 Democrat
Gov. James G Martin North Carolina 1985 - 1993 Republican
Gov. James B. Hunt North Carolina 1977 - 1985 Democrat
Gov. Robert Walter Scott North Carolina 1969 - 1973 Democrat
Gov. James E. Holshouser North Carolina 1973 - 1977 Republican
Gov. Dan Killian Moore North Carolina 1965 - 1969 Democrat
Gov. James Terry Sanford North Carolina 1961 - 1965 Democratic
Gov. Luther Hartwell Hodges North Carolina 1954 - 1961 Democratic
Gov. William Bradley Umstead North Carolina 1953 - 1954 Democratic
Gov. William Kerr Scott North Carolina 1949 - 1953 Democratic
Gov. Robert Gregg Cherry North Carolina 1945 - 1949 Democratic
Gov. Joseph Melville Broughton North Carolina 1941 - 1945 Democratic
Gov. Clyde Roark Hoey North Carolina 1937 - 1941 Democratic
Gov. John Christopher Blucher Ehringhaus North Carolina 1933 - 1937 Democratic
Gov. Oliver Max Gardner North Carolina 1929 - 1933 Baptist
Gov. Angus Wilton Mclean North Carolina 1925 - 1929 Democratic
Gov. Cameron A. Morrison North Carolina 1921 - 1925 Democratic
Gov. Thomas Walter Bickett North Carolina 1917 - 1921 Democratic
Gov. Locke Craig North Carolina 1913 - 1917 Democratic
Gov. William Walton Kitchin North Carolina 1909 - 1913 Democratic
Gov. Robert Broadnax Glenn North Carolina 1905 - 1909 Democratic
Gov. Charles Brantley Aycock North Carolina 1901 - 1905 Democratic
Gov. Daniel Lindsay Russell North Carolina 1897 - 1901 Republican
Gov. Elias Carr North Carolina 1893 - 1897 Democratic
Gov. Thomas Michael Holt North Carolina 1891 - 1893 Democratic
Gov. Daniel Gould Fowle North Carolina 1889 - 1891 Democratic
Gov. Alfred Moore Scales North Carolina 1885 - 1889 Democratic
Gov. Thomas Jordan Jarvis North Carolina 1879 - 1885 Democratic
Gov. Curtis Hooks Brogden North Carolina 1874 - 1877 Republican
Gov. Tod Robinson Caldwell North Carolina 1870 - 1874 Republican
Gov. Jonathan Worth North Carolina 1865 - 1868 Democratic
Gov. William Woods Holden North Carolina 1868 - 1870
1865 - 1865
Republican
Gov. Zebulon Baird Vance North Carolina 1877 - 1879
1862 - 1865
Democratic
Gov. Henry Toole Clark North Carolina 1861 - 1862 Democratic
Gov. John Willis Ellis North Carolina 1859 - 1861 Democratic
Gov. Thomas Bragg North Carolina 1855 - 1859 Democratic
Gov. Warren Winslow North Carolina 1854 - 1855 Democratic
Gov. David Settle Reid North Carolina 1851 - 1854 Democratic
Gov. Charles Manly North Carolina 1849 - 1850 Whig
Gov. William Alexander Graham North Carolina 1845 - 1849 Whig
Gov. John Motley Morehead North Carolina 1841 - 1845 Whig
Gov. Edward Bishop Dudley North Carolina 1836 - 1841 Whig
Gov. Richard Dobbs Spaight Jr. North Carolina 1835 - 1836 Democratic
Gov. David Lowry Swain North Carolina 1832 - 1835 Whig
Gov. Montfort Stokes North Carolina 1830 - 1832 Democratic
Gov. John Owen North Carolina 1828 - 1830 Democratic
Gov. James Iredell North Carolina 1827 - 1828 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Hutchins Gordon Burton North Carolina 1824 - 1827 Federalist
Gov. Gabriel Holmes North Carolina 1821 - 1824 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Jesse Franklin North Carolina 1820 - 1821 Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Branch North Carolina 1817 - 1820 Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Miller North Carolina 1814 - 1817 Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Hawkins North Carolina 1811 - 1814 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Benjamin Smith North Carolina 1810 - 1811 Democratic-Republican
Gov. David Stone North Carolina 1808 - 1810 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Nathaniel Alexander North Carolina 1805 - 1807 Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Turner North Carolina 1802 - 1805 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Benjamin Williams North Carolina 1807 - 1808
1799 - 1802
Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Richardson Davie North Carolina 1798 - 1799 Federalist
Gov. Samuel Ashe North Carolina 1795 - 1798 Republican
Gov. Richard Dobbs Spaight Sr. North Carolina 1792 - 1795 Anti-Federalist
Gov. Samuel Johnston North Carolina 1787 - 1789 Federalist
Gov. Alexander Martin North Carolina 1789 - 1792
1782 - 1785
Federalist
Gov. Thomas Burke North Carolina 1781 - 1782
Gov. Abner Nash North Carolina 1780 - 1781
Gov. Richard Caswell North Carolina 1776 - 1780
Gov. Harrison Ludington North Carolina 1876 - 1878 Republican
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