Former Pennsylvania Governors

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Tom Corbett Pennsylvania 2011 - 2015
Republican
Gov. Edward G. Rendell Pennsylvania 2003 - 2011
Democrat
Gov. Mark Schweiker Pennsylvania 2001 - 2003
Republican
Gov. Tom Ridge Pennsylvania 1995 - 2001
Republican
Gov. Robert P. Casey Pennsylvania 1987 - 1995
Democrat
Gov. Dick Thornburgh Pennsylvania 1979 - 1987
Republican
Gov. Milton Jerrold Shapp Pennsylvania 1971 - 1979
Democrat
Gov. Raymond Philip Shafer Pennsylvania 1967 - 1971
Republican
Gov. William W. Scranton Pennsylvania 1963 - 1967
Republican
Gov. David Leo Lawrence Pennsylvania 1959 - 1963
Democrat
Gov. George Michael Leader Pennsylvania 1955 - 1959
Democrat
Gov. John Sydney Fine Pennsylvania 1951 - 1955
Republican
Gov. James Henderson Duff Pennsylvania 1947 - 1951
Republican
Gov. John Cromwell Bell Pennsylvania 1947 - 1947
Republican
Gov. Edward Martin Pennsylvania 1943 - 1947
Republican
Gov. Arthur Horace James Pennsylvania 1939 - 1943
Republican
Gov. George Howard Earle Pennsylvania 1935 - 1939
Democrat
Gov. Gifford Pinchot Pennsylvania 1931 - 1935
1923 - 1927
Republican
Gov. John Stuchell Fisher Pennsylvania 1927 - 1931
Republican
Gov. William Cameron Sproul Pennsylvania 1919 - 1923
Republican
Gov. Martin Grove Brumbaugh Pennsylvania 1915 - 1919
Republican
Gov. John Kinley Tener Pennsylvania 1911 - 1915
Republican
Gov. Edwin Sydney Stuart Pennsylvania 1907 - 1911
Republican
Gov. Samuel Whitaker Pennypacker Pennsylvania 1903 - 1907
Republican
Gov. William Alexis Stone Pennsylvania 1899 - 1903
Republican
Gov. Daniel Hartman Hastings Pennsylvania 1895 - 1899
Republican
Gov. Robert Emory Pattison Pennsylvania 1891 - 1895
1883 - 1887
Democrat
Gov. James Addams Beaver Pennsylvania 1887 - 1891
Republican
Gov. Henry Martyn Hoyt Pennsylvania 1879 - 1883
Republican
Gov. John Frederick Hartranft Pennsylvania 1873 - 1879
Gov. John White Geary Pennsylvania 1867 - 1873
Republican
Gov. Andrew Gregg Curtin Pennsylvania 1861 - 1867
Republican (People's Party)
Gov. William Fisher Packer Pennsylvania 1858 - 1861
Democrat
Gov. James Pollock Pennsylvania 1855 - 1858
Whig; Republican
Gov. William Bigler Pennsylvania 1852 - 1855
Democrat
Gov. William Freame Johnston Pennsylvania 1848 - 1852
Whig
Gov. Francis Rawn Shunk Pennsylvania 1845 - 1848
Jacksonian Democrat
Gov. David Rittenhouse Porter Pennsylvania 1839 - 1845
Democratic-Republican(Jacksonian Democrat)
Gov. Joseph Ritner Pennsylvania 1835 - 1839
Anti-Mason
Gov. George Wolf Pennsylvania 1829 - 1835
Democratic-Republican(Jacksonian Democrat, or "Family Party")
Gov. John Andrew Shulze Pennsylvania 1823 - 1829
Democratic-Republican(Jacksonian Democrat)
Gov. Joseph Hiester Pennsylvania 1820 - 1823
Democratic-Republican (Old School Jeffersonian Democrat)
Gov. William Findlay Pennsylvania 1817 - 1820
Gov. Simon Snyder Pennsylvania 1808 - 1817
Democratic-Republican (New School Jeffersonian Democrat, or "Family Party")
Gov. Thomas McKean Pennsylvania 1799 - 1808
Democratic-Republican (Jeffersonian, later "Quid" Alliance)
Gov. Thomas Mifflin Pennsylvania 1788 - 1799
Federalist
Gov. Benjamin Franklin Pennsylvania 1785 - 1788
Gov. John Dickinson Pennsylvania 1782 - 1785
Gov. William Moore Pennsylvania 1781 - 1782
Gov. Joseph Reed Pennsylvania 1778 - 1781
Gov. George Bryan Pennsylvania 1778 - 1778
Gov. Thomas Wharton Pennsylvania 1776 - 1778