Former North Dakota Governors

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Jack Dalrymple North Dakota 2010 - 2016
Gov. John Hoeven North Dakota 2000 - 2010 Republican
Gov. Edward Thomas Schafer North Dakota 1992 - 2000 Republican
Gov. George Albert Sinner North Dakota 1985 - 1992 Democrat
Gov. Allen Ingvar Olson North Dakota 1981 - 1985 Republican
Gov. Arthur Albert Link North Dakota 1973 - 1981 Democrat
Gov. William Lewis Guy North Dakota 1961 - 1973 Democrat
Gov. John Edward Davis North Dakota 1957 - 1961 Republican
Gov. C. Norman Brunsdale North Dakota 1951 - 1957 Republican Organizing Committee
Gov. Fred George Aandahl North Dakota 1945 - 1951 Republican Organizing Committee
Gov. John Moses North Dakota 1939 - 1945 Democratic
Gov. William Langer North Dakota 1937 - 1939
1933 - 1934
Nonpartisan League (1st term), Independent (2nd term)
Gov. Walter Welford North Dakota 1935 - 1937 Republican (Nonpartisan League)
Gov. Thomas Hilliard Moodie North Dakota 1935 - 1935 Democrat
Gov. Ole H. Olson North Dakota 1934 - 1935 Republican
Gov. George Frederick Shafer North Dakota 1929 - 1933 Republican (Independent Voters Association)
Gov. Walter Maddock North Dakota 1928 - 1929 Republican (Nonpartisan League)
Gov. Arthur Gustav Sorlie North Dakota 1925 - 1928 Republican (Nonpartisan League)
Gov. Ragnvold Anderson Nestos North Dakota 1921 - 1925 Republican (Independent Voters Association)
Gov. Lynn Joseph Frazier North Dakota 1917 - 1921 Republican (Nonpartisan League)
Gov. Louis Benjamin Hanna North Dakota 1913 - 1917 Republican
Gov. John Burke North Dakota 1907 - 1913 Democratic
Gov. Elmore Yocum Sarles North Dakota 1905 - 1907 Republican
Gov. Frank White North Dakota 1901 - 1905 Republican
Gov. Frederick Bartlett Fancher North Dakota 1899 - 1901 Republican
Gov. Joseph McMurray Devine North Dakota 1898 - 1899 Republican
Gov. Frank Arlington Briggs North Dakota 1897 - 1898 Republican
Gov. Roger Allin North Dakota 1895 - 1897 Republican
Gov. Eli C. D. Shortridge North Dakota 1893 - 1895 Populist
Gov. Andrew Horace Burke North Dakota 1891 - 1893 Republican
Gov. John Miller North Dakota 1889 - 1891 Republican