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. James Allen Rhodes Ohio 1975 - 1983
1963 - 1971
Republican
Gov. John Joyce Gilligan Ohio 1971 - 1975
Democrat
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. Frank John Lausche Ohio 1949 - 1957
1945 - 1947
Democrat
Gov. Thomas J. Herbert Ohio 1947 - 1949
Republican
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. James Middleton Cox Ohio 1917 - 1921
1913 - 1915
Democratic
Gov. Frank Bartlett Willis Ohio 1915 - 1917
Republican
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. Rutherford Birchard Hayes Ohio 1876 - 1877
1868 - 1872
Republican
Gov. William Allen Ohio 1874 - 1876
Democratic
Gov. Edward Follansbee Noyes Ohio 1872 - 1832
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. Wilson Shannon Ohio 1842 - 1844
1838 - 1840
Democratic
Gov. Thomas Corwin Ohio 1840 - 1842
Whig
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