Former Texas Governors

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Rick Perry Texas 2000 - 2015
Republican
Gov. George W. Bush Texas 1995 - 2000
Republican
Gov. Dorothy Ann Willis Richards Texas 1991 - 1995
Democrat
Gov. William P. Clements Texas 1987 - 1991
1979 - 1983
Republican
Gov. Mark White Texas 1983 - 1987
Democrat
Gov. Dolph Briscoe Texas 1973 - 1979
Democrat
Gov. Preston Smith Texas 1969 - 1973
Democrat
Gov. John Bowden Connally Texas 1963 - 1969
Democrat
Gov. Price Daniel Texas 1957 - 1963
Democrat
Gov. Allan Shivers Texas 1949 - 1957
Democrat
Gov. Beauford Halbert Jester Texas 1947 - 1949
Democrat
Gov. Coke R. Stevenson Texas 1941 - 1947
Democrat
Gov. Wilbert Lee O’Daniel Texas 1939 - 1941
Democrat
Gov. James V. Allred Texas 1935 - 1939
Democrat
Gov. Miriam Amanda Ferguson Texas 1933 - 1935
1925 - 1927
Democrat
Gov. Ross S. Sterling Texas 1931 - 1933
Democrat
Gov. Daniel J. Moody Texas 1927 - 1931
Democrat
Gov. Pat Morris Neff Texas 1921 - 1925
Democrat
Gov. William Pettus Hobby Texas 1917 - 1921
Democrat
Gov. James Edward Ferguson Texas 1915 - 1917
Democrat
Gov. Oscar Branch Colquitt Texas 1911 - 1915
Democrat
Gov. Thomas Mitchell Campbell Texas 1907 - 1911
Democrat
Gov. Samuel Willis Tucker Lanham Texas 1903 - 1907
Democrat
Gov. Joseph Draper Sayers Texas 1899 - 1903
Democrat
Gov. Charles Allen Culberson Texas 1895 - 1899
Democrat
Gov. James Stephen Hogg Texas 1891 - 1895
Democrat
Gov. Lawrence Sullivan Ross Texas 1887 - 1891
Democrat
Gov. John Ireland Texas 1883 - 1887
Democrat
Gov. Oran Milo Roberts Texas 1879 - 1883
Democrat
Gov. Richard Bennett Hubbard Texas 1876 - 1879
Democrat
Gov. Richard Coke Texas 1874 - 1876
Democrat
Gov. Edmund Jackson Davis Texas 1870 - 1874
Republican
Gov. Elisha Marshall Pease Texas 1867 - 1869
1853 - 1857
Republican
Gov. James Webb Throckmorton Texas 1866 - 1867
Conservative
Gov. Andrew Jackson Hamilton Texas 1865 - 1866
Conservative Republican
Gov. Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale Texas 1865 - 1865
Democrat
Gov. Pendleton Murrah Texas 1863 - 1865
Democrat
Gov. Francis Richard Lubbock Texas 1861 - 1863
Democrat
Gov. Edward Clark Texas 1861 - 1861
Democrat
Gov. Samuel Houston Texas 1859 - 1861
Union Democrat
Gov. Hardin Richard Runnels Texas 1857 - 1859
Democrat
Gov. Peter Hansborough Bell Texas 1849 - 1853
Democrat
Gov. George T. Wood Texas 1847 - 1849
Democrat
Gov. James Pinckney Henderson Texas 1846 - 1847
Democrat