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