Former Ohio Governors

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. John Kasich Ohio 2011 - 2019 Republican
Gov. Ted Strickland Ohio 2007 - 2011 Democrat
Gov. Bob Taft Ohio 1999 - 2007 Republican
Gov. Nancy P. Hollister Ohio 1998 - 1999 Republican
Gov. George V. Voinovich Ohio 1991 - 1998 Republican
Gov. Richard F. Celeste Ohio 1983 - 1991 Democrat
Gov. John Joyce Gilligan Ohio 1971 - 1975 Democrat
Gov. James Allen Rhodes Ohio 1975 - 1983
1963 - 1971
Republican
Gov. Michael Vincent DiSalle Ohio 1959 - 1963 Democrat
Gov. Crane William O’Neill Ohio 1957 - 1959 Republican
Gov. John William Brown Ohio 1957 - 1957 Republican
Gov. Thomas J. Herbert Ohio 1947 - 1949 Republican
Gov. Frank John Lausche Ohio 1949 - 1957
1945 - 1947
Democrat
Gov. John William Bricker Ohio 1939 - 1945 Republican
Gov. Martin Luther Davey Ohio 1935 - 1939 Democrat
Gov. George White Ohio 1931 - 1935 Democrat
Gov. Myers Young Cooper Ohio 1929 - 1931 Republican
Gov. Alvin Victor Donahey Ohio 1923 - 1929 Democrat
Gov. Harry L. Davis Ohio 1921 - 1923 Republican
Gov. Frank Bartlett Willis Ohio 1915 - 1917 Republican
Gov. James Middleton Cox Ohio 1917 - 1921
1913 - 1915
Democratic
Gov. Judson Harmon Ohio 1909 - 1913 Democrat
Gov. Andrew L. Harris Ohio 1906 - 1909 Republican
Gov. John M. Pattison Ohio 1906 - 1906 Democrat
Gov. Myron Timothy Herrick Ohio 1904 - 1906 Republican
Gov. George Kilbon Nash Ohio 1900 - 1904 Republican
Gov. Asa Smith Bushnell Ohio 1896 - 1900 Republican
Gov. William McKinley Ohio 1892 - 1896 Republican
Gov. James Edwin Campbell Ohio 1890 - 1892 Democratic
Gov. Joseph Benson Foraker Ohio 1886 - 1890 Republican
Gov. George Hoadly Ohio 1884 - 1886 Democratic
Gov. Charles Foster Ohio 1880 - 1884 Republican
Gov. Richard Moore Bishop Ohio 1878 - 1880 Democratic
Gov. Thomas L. Young Ohio 1877 - 1878 Republican
Gov. William Allen Ohio 1874 - 1876 Democratic
Gov. Edward Follansbee Noyes Ohio 1872 - 1832 Republican
Gov. Rutherford Birchard Hayes Ohio 1876 - 1877
1868 - 1872
Republican
Gov. Jacob Dolson Cox Ohio 1866 - 1868 Republican
Gov. Charles Anderson Ohio 1865 - 1866 Union
Gov. John Brough Ohio 1864 - 1865 Union
Gov. David Tod Ohio 1862 - 1864 Union
Gov. William Dennison Ohio 1860 - 1862 Republican
Gov. Salmon Portland Chase Ohio 1856 - 1860 Republican
Gov. William Medill Ohio 1853 - 1856 Democratic
Gov. Reuben Wood Ohio 1850 - 1853 Democratic
Gov. Seabury Ford Ohio 1849 - 1850 Whig
Gov. William Bebb Ohio 1846 - 1849 Whig
Gov. Mordecai Bartley Ohio 1844 - 1846 Whig
Gov. Thomas Welles Bartley Ohio 1844 - 1844 Democratic
Gov. Thomas Corwin Ohio 1840 - 1842 Whig
Gov. Wilson Shannon Ohio 1842 - 1844
1838 - 1840
Democratic
Gov. Joseph Vance Ohio 1836 - 1838 Whig
Gov. Robert Lucas Ohio 1832 - 1836 Democratic
Gov. Duncan McArthur Ohio 1830 - 1832 National Republican
Gov. Jeremiah Morrow Ohio 1822 - 1826 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Allen Trimble Ohio 1822 - 1822 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Ethan Allen Brown Ohio 1818 - 1822 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Thomas Worthington Ohio 1814 - 1818 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Othneil Looker Ohio 1814 - 1814 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Return Jonathan Meigs Ohio 1810 - 1814 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Samuel Huntington Ohio 1808 - 1810 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Thomas Kirker Ohio 1807 - 1808 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Edward Tiffin Ohio 1803 - 1807 Democratic-Republican