FORMER VIRGINIA GOVERNORS

Governor's Name State Time in Office Party
Gov. Terry McAuliffe Virginia 2014 - 2018 Democrat
Gov. Robert McDonnell Virginia 2010 - 2014 Democrat
Gov. Tim Kaine Virginia 2006 - 2010 Democrat
Gov. Mark R. Warner Virginia 2002 - 2006 Democrat
Gov. James S. Gilmore Virginia 1998 - 2002 Republican
Gov. George Allen Virginia 1994 - 1998 Republican
Gov. L. Douglas Wilder Virginia 1990 - 1994 Democrat
Gov. Gerald L. Baliles Virginia 1986 - 1990 Democrat
Gov. Charles Spittal Robb Virginia 1982 - 1986 Democrat
Gov. John Nichols Dalton Virginia 1978 - 1982 Republican
Gov. Linwood Holton Virginia 1970 - 1974 Republican
Gov. Mills Edwin Godwin Virginia 1974 - 1978
1966 - 1970
Democrat (first term), Republican (second term)
Gov. Albertis S. Harrison Virginia 1962 - 1966 Democrat
Gov. James Lindsay Almond Virginia 1958 - 1962 Democrat
Gov. Thomas Bahnson Stanley Virginia 1954 - 1958 Democrat
Gov. John Stewart Battle Virginia 1950 - 1954 Democrat
Gov. William Munford Tuck Virginia 1946 - 1950 Democrat
Gov. Colgate Whitehead Darden Virginia 1942 - 1946 Democrat
Gov. James Hubert Price Virginia 1938 - 1942 Democrat
Gov. George Campbell Peery Virginia 1934 - 1938 Democrat
Gov. John Garland Pollard Virginia 1930 - 1934 Democrat
Gov. Harry Flood Byrd Virginia 1926 - 1930 Democrat
Gov. George Campbell Peery Virginia 1934 - 1938 Democrat
Gov. John Garland Pollard Virginia 1930 - 1934 Democrat
Gov. Harry Flood Byrd Virginia 1926 - 1930 Democrat
Gov. Elbert Lee Trinkle Virginia 1922 - 1926 Democrat
Gov. Westmoreland Davis Virginia 1918 - 1922 Democrat
Gov. William Hodges Mann Virginia 1910 - 1914 Democrat
Gov. Claude Augustus Swanson Virginia 1906 - 1910 Democrat
Gov. James Hoge Tyler Virginia 1898 - 1902 Democrat
Gov. Charles Triplett O’Ferrall Virginia 1894 - 1898 Democrat
Gov. Philip Watkins McKinney Virginia 1890 - 1894 Democrat
Gov. Fitzhugh Lee Virginia 1886 - 1890 Democrat
Gov. William E. Cameron Virginia 1882 - 1886 Readjuster
Gov. Frederick William Mackey Holliday Virginia 1878 - 1882 Conservative
Gov. James Lawson Kemper Virginia 1874 - 1878 Conservative
Gov. Gilbert Carlton Walker Virginia 1869 - 1874 Republican
Gov. Henry Horatio Wells Virginia 1868 - 1869 Republican
Gov. John Letcher Virginia 1860 - 1864 Democrat
Gov. Henry Alexander Wise Virginia 1856 - 1860 Democrat
Gov. Joseph Johnson Virginia 1852 - 1856 Democrat
Gov. John Buchanan Floyd Jr. Virginia 1848 - 1851 Democrat
Gov. William Smith Virginia 1864 - 1865
1846 - 1849
Democrat
Gov. James McDowell Virginia 1843 - 1846 Democrat
Gov. John Munford Gregory Virginia 1842 - 1843 Whig
Gov. John Rutherfoord Virginia 1841 - 1842 Democrat
Gov. Henry Carter Stuart Virginia 1914 - 1918 Democrat
Gov. Andrew Jackson Montague Virginia 1902 - 1906 Democrat
Gov. John Mercer Patton Virginia 1841 - 1841 Whig
Gov. Thomas Walker Gilmer Virginia 1840 - 1841 Whig
Gov. David Campbell Virginia 1837 - 1940 Democrat
Gov. Wyndham Robertson Virginia 1836 - 1837 Whig
Gov. Littleton Waller Tazewell Virginia 1834 - 1836 Whig
Gov. John Floyd Sr. Virginia 1830 - 1834 Democrat
Gov. William Branch Giles Virginia 1827 - 1830 Anti-Federalist
Gov. John Tyler Jr. Virginia 1825 - 1827 Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Pleasants Virginia 1822 - 1825 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Thomas Mann Randolph Virginia 1819 - 1822 Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Patton Preston Virginia 1816 - 1819 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Wilson Cary Nicholas Virginia 1814 - 1816 Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Barbour Virginia 1812 - 1814 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Peyton Randolph Virginia 1811 - 1812 Democratic-Republican
Gov. George William Smith Virginia 1811 - 1811
1811 - 1811
Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Tyler Sr. Virginia 1808 - 1810 Democratic-Republican
Gov. William Henry Cabell Virginia 1805 - 1808 Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Page Virginia 1802 - 1805 Democratic-Republican
Gov. James Monroe Virginia 1799 - 1802 Democratic-Republican
Gov. John Pendleton Virginia 1799 - 1799
Gov. Hardin Burnley Virginia 1799 - 1799
Gov. James Wood Virginia 1796 - 1799 Federalist
Gov. Robert Brooke Virginia 1794 - 1796 Democratic-Republican
Gov. Henry Lee Virginia 1791 - 1794 Federalist
Gov. Beverley Randolph Virginia 1788 - 1791
Gov. Edmund Randolph Virginia 1786 - 1788
Gov. Benjamin Harrison Virginia 1781 - 1784
Gov. David Jameson Virginia 1781 - 1781
Gov. Thomas Nelson Virginia 1781 - 1781
Gov. William Fleming Virginia 1781 - 1781
Gov. Thomas Jefferson Virginia 1779 - 1781
Gov. Patrick Henry Virginia 1776 - 1779
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