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Midwestern States

Illinois

1673 Pays de Illinois (Illinois country) part of New France

1764 Ceded to Great Britain by France

04 Jul 1778 Part of Virginia

13 Jul 1787 - 04 Jul 1800 Part of Northwest Territory

04 Jul 1800 Part of Indiana

01 Mar 1809 Territory

03 Dec 1818 State of Illinois

Governors

01 Mar 1809 - 06 Oct 1818 Ninian Edwards

06 Oct 1818 - 05 Dec 1822 Shadrach Bond

05 Dec 1822 - 06 Dec 1826 Edward Coles

06 Dec 1826 - 06 Dec 1830 Ninian Edwards

(2nd Time)

06 Dec 1830 - 17 Nov 1834 John Reynolds

03 Dec 1834 - 07 Dec 1838 Joseph Duncan

07 Dec 1838 - 08 Dec 1842 Thomas Carlin

08 Dec 1842 - 09 Dec 1846 Thomas Ford

09 Dec 1846 - 10 Jan 1853 Augustus Chaflin French

10 Jan 1853 - 12 Jan 1857 Joel Aldrich Matteson

12 Jan 1857 - 18 Mar 1860 William Harrison Bissell

18 Mar 1860 - 14 Jan 1861 John Wood

14 Jan 1861 - 16 Jan 1865 Richard Yates

16 Jan 1865 - 11 Jan 1869 Richard James Oglesby

(1st Time)

11 Jan 1869 - 13 Jan 1873 John McAuley Palmer

13 Jan 1873 - 08 Jan 1877 John Lourie Beveridge

08 Jan 1877 - 08 Feb 1883 Shelby Moore Cullon

08 Feb 1883 - 30 Jan 1885 John Marshall Hamilton

30 Jan 1885 - 14 Jan 1889 Richard James Oglesby

(2nd Time)

14 Jan 1889 - 10 Jan 1893 Joseph Wilson Fifer

10 Jan 1893 - 11 Jan 1897 John Peter Altgeld

11 Jan 1897 - 14 Jan 1901 John Reily Tanner ........................ 1844-1901

14 Jan 1901 - 09 Jan 1905 Richard Yates ............................ 1860-1936

09 Jan 1905 - 03 Feb 1913 Charles Samuel Deneen .................... 1863-1940

03 Feb 1913 - 08 Jan 1917 Edward FitzSimmons Dunne ................. 1853-1937

08 Jan 1917 - 10 Jan 1921 Frank Orren Lowden ....................... 1861-1943

10 Jan 1921 - 14 Jan 1929 Lennington Small ......................... 1862-1936

14 Jan 1929 - 09 Jan 1933 Louis Lincoln Emmerson ................... 1863-1941

09 Jan 1933 - 06 Oct 1940 Henry Horner ............................. 1878-1940 D

06 Oct 1940 - 13 Jan 1941 John Henry Stelle ........................ 1891-1962 D

13 Jan 1941 - 10 Jan 1949 Dwight Herbert Green ..................... 1897-1958 R

10 Jan 1949 - 12 Jan 1953 Adlai Ewing Stevenson .................... 1900-1965 D

12 Jan 1953 - 09 Jan 1961 William Grant Stratton ................... 1914-2001 R

09 Jan 1961 - 21 May 1968 Otto Kerner Jr ........................... 1908-1976 D

21 May 1968 - 13 Jan 1969 Samuel Harvey Shapiro .................... 1907-1987 D

13 Jan 1969 - 08 Jan 1973 Richard Buell Ogilvie .................... 1923-1988 R

08 Jan 1973 - 10 Jan 1977 Daniel Walker ............................ 1922-2015 D

10 Jan 1977 - 14 Jan 1991 James Robert Thompson .................... 1936- R

13 Jan 1991 - 11 Jan 1999 James R. Edgar ........................... 1946- R

11 Jan 1999 - 13 Jan 2003 George Homer Ryan ........................ 1934- R

13 Jan 2003 - 29 Jan 2009 Milorad Radisa Blagojevich ............... 1956- D

29 Jan 2009 - 12 Jan 2015 Patrick Joseph Quinn ..................... 1948- D

12 Jan 2015 - Bruce Vincent Rauner ..................... 1957- R

 

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Indiana

24 Jun 1778 - 13 Jul 1787 Part of Virginia

13 Jul 1787 Part of Northwest Territory

04 Jul 1800 Territory

11 Dec 1816 State

Capital: Indianapolis.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "On the banks of the Wabash, Far Away"

State Motto: The Crossroads of America.

State Emblem: Buffalo.

Governors

13 May 1800 - 28 Dec 1812 William Henry Harrison ................... 1773-1841

28 Dec 1812 - 03 Mar 1813 John Gibson .............................. 1740-1822

(acting)

03 Mar 1813 - 07 Nov 1816 Thomas Posey ............................. 1750-1818

07 Nov 1816 - 12 Sep 1822 Jonathan Jennings ........................ 1784-1834

12 Sep - 05 Dec 1822 Ratliff Boon ............................. 1781-1844

05 Dec 1822 - 12 Feb 1825 William Hendricks ........................ 1782-1850

12 Feb 1825 - 07 Dec 1831 James Brown Ray .......................... 1794-1848

07 Dec 1831 - 06 Dec 1837 Noah Noble ............................... 1794-1844

06 Dec 1837 - 09 Dec 1840 David Wallace ............................ 1799-1859

09 Dec 1840 - 06 Dec 1843 Samuel Bigger ............................ 1802-1846

06 Dec 1843 - 26 Dec 1848 James Whitcomb ........................... 1795-1852 D

26 Dec 1848 - 05 Dec 1849 Paris Chipman Dunning .................... 1806-1884 D

05 Dec 1849 - 12 Jan 1857 Joseph Albert Wright ..................... 1810-1867 D

12 Jan 1857 - 04 Oct 1860 Ashbel Parsons Willard ................... 1820-1860 D

04 Oct 1860 - 14 Jan 1861 Abram Adams Hammond ...................... 1814-1874 D

14 Jan - 16 Jan 1861 Henry Smith Lane ......................... 1811-1881 R

16 Jan 1861 - 23 Jan 1867 Oliver Hazard Perry Morton ............... 1823-1877 R

23 Jan 1867 - 13 Jan 1873 Conrad Baker ............................. 1817-1885 R

13 Jan 1873 - 08 Jan 1877 Thomas Andrews Hendricks ................. 1819-1885 D

08 Jan 1877 - 20 Nov 1880 James Douglas Williams ................... 1808-1880 D

20 Nov 1880 - 10 Jan 1881 Isaac Pusey Gray (1st Time) .............. 1828-1895 D

10 Jan 1881 - 12 Jan 1885 Albert Gallatin Porter ................... 1824-1897 R

12 Jan 1885 - 14 Jan 1889 Isaac Pusey Gray (2nd Time)

14 Jan 1889 - 23 Nov 1891 Alvin Peterson Hovey ..................... 1821-1891 R

23 Nov 1891 - 09 Jan 1893 Ira Joy Chase ............................ 1834-1895 R

09 Jan 1893 - 11 Jan 1897 Claude Matthews .......................... 1845-1898 D

11 Jan 1897 - 14 Jan 1901 James Atwell Mount ....................... 1843-1901 R

14 Jan 1901 - 09 Jan 1905 Winfield Taylor Durbin ................... 1847-1928 R

09 Jan 1905 - 11 Jan 1909 James Frank Hanly ........................ 1863-1920 R

11 Jan 1909 - 13 Jan 1913 Thomas Riley Marshall .................... 1854-1925 D

13 Jan 1913 - 08 Jan 1917 Samuel Moffett Ralston ................... 1857-1925 D

08 Jan 1917 - 10 Jan 1921 James Putnam Goodrich .................... 1864-1940 R

10 Jan 1921 - 30 Apr 1924 Warren Terry McCray ...................... 1865-1938 R

30 Apr 1924 - 12 Jan 1925 Emmett Forrest Branch .................... 1874-1932 R

12 Jan 1925 - 14 Jan 1929 Edward L. Jackson ........................ 1873-1954 R

14 Jan 1929 - 09 Jan 1933 Harry Guyer Leslie ....................... 1878-1937 R

09 Jan 1933 - 11 Jan 1937 Paul Vories McNutt ....................... 1891-1957 D

11 Jan 1937 - 13 Jan 1941 Maurice Clifford Townsend ................ 1884-1954 D

13 Jan 1941 - 08 Jan 1945 Henry Frederick Schricker (1st Time) ..... 1883-1966 D

08 Jan 1945 - 10 Jan 1949 Ralph Fesler Gates ....................... 1893-1978 R

10 Jan 1949 - 12 Jan 1953 Henry Frederick Schricker (2nd Time)

12 Jan 1953 - 14 Jan 1957 George North Craig ....................... 1909-1992 R

14 Jan 1957 - 09 Jan 1961 Harold Willis Handley .................... 1909-1972 R

09 Jan 1961 - 11 Jan 1965 Matthew Empson Welsh ..................... 1912-1995 D

11 Jan 1965 - 13 Jan 1969 Roger Douglas Branigin ................... 1902-1975 D

13 Jan 1969 - 09 Jan 1973 Edgar Doud Whitcomb ...................... 1917-2016 R

09 Jan 1973 - 13 Jan 1981 Otis Ray Bowen ........................... 1918-2013 R

13 Jan 1981 - 09 Jan 1989 Robert Dunkerson Orr ..................... 1917-2004 R

09 Jan 1989 - 13 Jan 1997 Birch Evans Bayh III ..................... 1955- D

13 Jan 1997 - 13 Sep 2003 Frank Lewis O'Bannon ..................... 1930-2003 D

09 Sep 2003 - 10 Jan 2005 Joseph Eugene Kernan ..................... 1946- D

(acting for O'Bannon to 13 Sep 2003)

10 Jan 2005 - 14 Jan 2013 Mitchell Elias Daniels ................... 1949- R

14 Jan 2013 - 09 Jan 2017 Micheal Richard Pence .................... 1959- R

09 Jan 2017 - Eric Joseph Holcomb ...................... 1968- R

 

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Iowa

12 Jun 1838 - 28 Dec 1846 Iowa Territory

28 Dec 1846 State of Iowa

Capital: Des Moines.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "The Song of Iowa"

State Motto: Our liberties we prize and our rights we will maintain.

State Emblem: Bald Eagle.

Governors

03 Jul - 15 Aug 1838 William B. Conway ........................ 1802-1839 D

(acting)

15 Aug 1838 - 13 May 1841 Robert Lucas ............................. 1781-1853 D

13 May 1841 - 18 Nov 1845 John Chambers ............................ 1780-1852

18 Nov 1845 - 03 Nov 1846 James Clark .............................. 1812-1850 D

04 Nov 1846 - 04 Nov 1850 Ansel Briggs ............................. 1806-1881 D

04 Nov 1850 - 09 Nov 1854 Stephen P. Hempstead ..................... 1812-1883 D

09 Nov 1854 - 13 Jan 1858 James Wilson Grimes ...................... 1816-1872

13 Jan 1858 - 11 Jan 1860 Ralph Phillips Lowe ...................... 1805-1883 R

11 Jan 1860 - 14 Jan 1864 Samuel Jordan Kirkwood ................... 1813-1894 R

(1st Time)

14 Jan 1864 - 16 Jan 1868 William Milo Stone ....................... 1827-1893 R

16 Jan 1868 - 11 Jan 1872 Samuel Merrill ........................... 1822-1899 R

11 Jan 1872 - 13 Jan 1876 Cyrus Clay Carpenter ..................... 1829-1898 R

13 Jan 1876 - 01 Feb 1877 Samuel Jordan Kirkwood

(2nd Time)

01 Feb 1877 - 17 Jan 1878 Joshua Giddings Newbold .................. 1830-1903 R

17 Jan 1878 - 12 Jan 1882 John Henry Gear .......................... 1825-1900 R

12 Jan 1882 - 14 Jan 1886 Buren Robinson Sherman ................... 1836-1904 R

14 Jan 1886 - 27 Feb 1890 Williams Larrebee ........................ 1832-1912 R

27 Feb 1890 - 11 Jan 1894 Horace Boies ............................. 1827-1923 D

11 Jan 1894 - 16 Jan 1896 Frank Darr Jackson ....................... 1854-1938 R

16 Jan 1896 - 13 Jan 1898 Francois Marion Drake .................... 1830-1903 R

13 Jan 1898 - 16 Jan 1902 Leslie Mortimer Shaw ..................... 1848-1932 R

16 Jan 1902 - 24 Nov 1908 Albert Baird Cummins ..................... 1850-1926 R

24 Nov 1908 - 14 Jan 1909 Warren Garst ............................. 1850-1924 R

14 Jan 1909 - 16 Jan 1913 Beryl Franklin Carroll ................... 1860-1939 R

16 Jan 1913 - 11 Jan 1917 George W Clark ........................... 1852-1936 R

11 Jan 1917 - 13 Jan 1921 William Lloyd Harding .................... 1877-1934 R

13 Jan 1921 - 15 Jan 1925 Nathan Edward Kendell .................... 1868-1936 R

15 Jan 1925 - 15 Jan 1931 John Hammill ............................. 1875-1936 R

15 Jan 1931 - 12 Jan 1933 Daniel Webster Turner .................... 1877-1969 R

12 Jan 1933 - 14 Jan 1937 Clyde LaVerne Herring .................... 1879-1945 D

14 Jan 1937 - 12 Jan 1939 Nelsen George Kraschel ................... 1889-1957 D

12 Jan 1939 - 14 Jan 1943 George Allison Wilson .................... 1884-1953 R

14 Jan 1943 - 11 Jan 1945 Bourke Blakemore Hickenlooper ............ 1896-1971 R

11 Jan 1945 - 13 Jan 1949 Robert Donald Blue ....................... 1898-1989 R

13 Jan 1949 - 21 Nov 1954 William Shane Beardsley .................. 1901-1954 R

21 Nov 1954 - 13 Jan 1955 Leo Ethon ................................ 1898-1967 R

13 Jan 1955 - 17 Jan 1957 Leo Arthur Hoegh ......................... 1908-2000 R

17 Jan 1957 - 12 Jan 1961 Herschel Cellel Loveless ................. 1911-1989 D

12 Jan 1961 - 17 Jan 1963 Norman Arthur Erbe ....................... 1919-2000 R

17 Jan 1963 - 01 Jan 1969 Harold Everett Hughes .................... 1922-1996 D

01 Jan - 16 Jan 1969 Robert David Fulton ...................... 1929- D

16 Jan 1969 - 14 Jan 1983 Robert Rudoph Ray ........................ 1928- R

14 Jan 1983 - 15 Jan 1999 Terry Edward Branstad .................... 1946- R

(1st Time)

15 Jan 1999 - 12 Jan 2007 Thomas James Vilsack ..................... 1950- D

12 Jan 2007 - 14 Jan 2011 Chester John Culver ...................... 1966- D

14 Jan 2011 - 24 May 2017 Terry Edward Branstad

(2nd Time)

24 May 2017 - Kimberly Kay Reynolds .................... 1959- R

 

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Kansas

30 May 1854 - 29 Jan 1861 Territory

29 Jan 1861 State of Kansas

Governors

29 Jun 1854 - 16 Aug 1855 Andrew Horatio Reeder .................... 1807-1864 D

16 Aug - 07 Sep 1855 Daniel Woodson ........................... 1824-1894 D

(1st Time, acting)

07 Sep 1855 - 19 Aug 1856 Wilson Shannon ........................... 1802-1877 D

19 Aug - 09 Sep 1856 Daniel Woodson

(2nd Time, acting)

09 Sep 1856 - 12 Mar 1857 John White Geary ......................... 1819-1873 D

12 Mar - 16 Apr 1857 Daniel Woodson

(3rd Time, acting)

16 Apr - 27 May 1857 Frederick Perry Stanton .................. 1814-1894 D

(1st Time, acting)

27 May - 16 Nov 1857 Robert James Walker ...................... 1801-1869 D

16 Nov - 21 Dec 1857 Frederick Perry Stanton

(2nd Time, acting)

21 Dec 1857 - 10 Oct 1858 James William Denver ..................... 1817-1892 D

10 Oct - 18 Dec 1858 Hugh Sleight Walsh ....................... 1810-1877 D

(acting)

18 Dec 1858 - 17 Dec 1860 Samuel Medary ............................ 1801-1864 D

17 Dec 1860 - 09 Feb 1861 George Monroe Beebe ...................... 1836-1927 D

(acting)

09 Feb 1861 - 12 Jan 1863 Charles L. Robinson ...................... 1818-1894 R

12 Jan 1863 - 09 Jan 1865 Thomas Carney ............................ 1824-1898 R

09 Jan 1865 - 04 Nov 1868 Samuel Johnson Crawford .................. 1835-1913 R

04 Nov 1868 - 11 Jan 1869 Nehemiah Green ........................... 1837-1890 R

11 Jan 1869 - 13 Jan 1873 James Madison Harvey ..................... 1833-1894 R

13 Jan 1873 - 08 Jan 1877 Thomas Andrew Osborn ..................... 1836-1898 R

08 Jan 1877 - 13 Jan 1879 George Tobey Anthony ..................... 1824-1896 R

13 Jan 1879 - 08 Jan 1883 John Pierce St. John ..................... 1833-1916 R

08 Jan 1883 - 12 Jan 1885 George Washington Glick .................. 1827-1911 D

12 Jan 1885 - 14 Jan 1889 John Alexander Martin .................... 1839-1889 R

14 Jan 1889 - 09 Jan 1893 Lyman Underwood Humphrey ................. 1844-1915 R

09 Jan 1893 - 14 Jan 1895 Lorenzo Dow Lewelling .................... 1846-1900 R

14 Jan 1895 - 11 Jan 1897 Edmund Needham Morrill ................... 1834-1909 R

11 Jan 1897 - 09 Jan 1899 John Weedham Leedy ....................... 1849-1935 P

09 Jan 1899 - 12 Jan 1903 William Eugene Stanley ................... 1848-1910 R

12 Jan 1903 - 09 Jan 1905 Willis Joshua Bailey ..................... 1854-1932 R

09 Jan 1905 - 11 Jan 1909 Edward Wallis Hoch ....................... 1849-1925 R

11 Jan 1909 - 08 Jan 1913 Walter Roscoe Stubbs ..................... 1858-1929 R

08 Jan 1913 - 11 Jan 1915 George Hartshorn Hodges .................. 1866-1947 D

11 Jan 1915 - 13 Jan 1919 Arthur Capper ............................ 1865-1951 R

13 Jan 1919 - 08 Jan 1923 Henry Justin Allen ....................... 1868-1950 R

08 Jan 1923 - 12 Jan 1925 Johathan McMillan Davis .................. 1871-1943 D

12 Jan 1925 - 14 Jan 1929 Benjamin Sanford Paulin .................. 1869-1961 R

14 Jan 1929 - 12 Jan 1931 Clyde Martin Reed ........................ 1871-1949 R

12 Jan 1931 - 09 Jan 1933 Harry Hines Woodring ..................... 1890-1967 D

09 Jan 1933 - 11 Jan 1937 Alfred Mossman Landon .................... 1887-1987 R

11 Jan 1937 - 09 Jan 1939 Walter August Huxman ..................... 1887-1972 D

09 Jan 1939 - 11 Jan 1943 Payne Harry Ratner ....................... 1896-1974 R

11 Jan 1943 - 13 Jan 1947 Andrew Frank Schoeppel ................... 1894-1962 R

13 Jan 1947 - 28 Nov 1950 Frank Carlson ............................ 1893-1987 R

28 Nov 1950 - 08 Jan 1951 Frank Lester Hagaman ..................... 1894-1966 R

08 Jan 1951 - 10 Jan 1955 Edward Ferdinand Arn ..................... 1906-1998 R

10 Jan 1955 - 03 Jan 1957 Frederick Lee Hall ....................... 1916-1970 R

03 Jan - 14 Jan 1957 John Berridge McGuish .................... 1906-1962 R

14 Jan 1957 - 09 Jan 1961 George Docking ........................... 1904-1964 D

09 Jan 1961 - 11 Jan 1965 John A. Anderson Jr ...................... 1917-2014 R

11 Jan 1965 - 09 Jan 1967 William Henry Avery ...................... 1911-2009 R

09 Jan 1967 - 13 Jan 1975 Robert Blackwell Docking ................. 1925-1983 D

13 Jan 1975 - 08 Jan 1979 Robert Frederick Benett .................. 1927-2000 D

09 Jan 1979 - 12 Jan 1987 John William Carlin ...................... 1940- D

12 Jan 1987 - 14 Jan 1991 John Michael Hayden ...................... 1944- R

14 Jan 1991 - 09 Jan 1995 Joan Finney .............................. 1925-2001 D

09 Jan 1995 - 13 Jan 2003 William Preston Graves ................... 1953- R

13 Jan 2003 - 28 Apr 2009 Kathleen Gillingan Sebelius .............. 1948- D

28 Apr 2009 - 10 Jan 2011 Mark V. Parkinson ........................ 1957- D

10 Jan 2011 - Samuel Dale Brownback .................... 1956- R

 

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Michigan

04 Jul 1800 Part of Indiana Territory

11 Jan 1805 Territory of Michigan

26 Jan 1837 State of Michigan

 

Capital: Lansing.

Language: English, French.

Religion: Roman Catholic, Lutheran.

State Anthem: "My Michigan."

State Motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice.

(If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you).

State Emblem: White-tailed Deer.

 

Governors

01 Jul 1805 - 29 Oct 1813 William Hull ............................. 1753-1825 Mil

29 Oct 1813 - 06 Aug 1831 Lewis Cass ............................... 1782-1866 Mil

06 Aug 1831 - 06 Jul 1834 George Bryan Porter ...................... 1791-1834 Mil

06 Jul 1834 - 01 Sep 1835 Steven Thomas Mason (1st Time) ........... 1811-1843 d

(acting)

01 Sep - 31 Oct 1835 John Scott Horner ........................ 1802-1883

(acting)

01 Nov 1835 - 07 Jan 1840 Steven Thomas Mason (2nd Time)

07 Jan 1840 - 23 Feb 1841 William Woodbridge ....................... 1780-1861

24 Feb 1841 - 03 Jan 1842 James Wright Gordon ...................... 1809-1853

(acting)

03 Jan 1842 - 05 Jan 1846 John Stweart Barry (1st Time) ............ 1802-1870 D

05 Jan 1846 - 03 Mar 1847 Alpheus Felch ............................ 1804-1896 D

03 Mar 1847 - 03 Jan 1848 William L. Greenly ....................... 1813-1883 D

(acting)

03 Jan 1848 - 07 Jan 1850 Epaphroditus Ransom ...................... 1787-1859 D

07 Jan 1850 - 31 Dec 1851 John Stweart Barry (2nd Time)

01 Jan 1852 - 07 Mar 1853 Robert McCelland ......................... 1807-1880 D

08 Mar 1853 - 03 Jan 1855 Andrew Parsons ........................... 1817-1855 D

(acting)

03 Jan 1855 - 05 Jan 1859 Kingsley Scott Bingham ................... 1808-1861 R

05 Jan 1859 - 02 Jan 1861 Moses Wisner ............................. 1815-1863 R

02 Jan 1861 - 03 Jan 1865 Austin Blair ............................. 1818-1894 R

03 Jan 1865 - 06 Jan 1869 Henry Howland Crapo ...................... 1804-1869 R

06 Jan 1869 - 31 Dec 1872 Henry Porter Baldwin ..................... 1814-1892 R

01 Jan 1873 - 03 Jan 1877 John Judson Bagley ....................... 1832-1881 R

03 Jan 1877 - 31 Dec 1880 Charles Miller Croswell .................. 1825-1886 R

01 Jan 1881 - 31 Dec 1882 David Howell Jones ....................... 1829-1896 R

01 Jan 1883 - 31 Dec 1884 Josiah Williams Begole ................... 1815-1896

01 Jan 1885 - 31 Dec 1886 Russell Alexander Alger .................. 1836-1907 R

01 Jan 1887 - 31 Dec 1890 Gyrus Gray Luce .......................... 1824-1905 R

01 Jan 1891 - 31 Dec 1892 Edwin Baruch Winans ...................... 1826-1894 D

01 Jan 1893 - 31 Dec 1896 John Tyler Rich .......................... 1841-1926 R

01 Jan 1897 - 31 Dec 1900 Hazen Stuart Pingree ..................... 1840-1901 R

01 Jan 1901 - 01 Jan 1905 Aaron Thomas Bliss ....................... 1837-1906 R

02 Jan 1905 - 01 Jan 1911 Frederick Maltby Warner .................. 1865-1923 R

02 Jan 1911 - 31 Dec 1912 Chase Salmon Osborn ...................... 1860-1949 R

01 Jan 1913 - 31 Dec 1916 Woodbridge Nathan Ferris ................. 1853-1928 D

01 Jan 1917 - 31 Dec 1920 Albert Eeson Sleeper ..................... 1862-1934 R

01 Jan 1921 - 31 Dec 1926 Alexander Joseph Groesbeck ............... 1873-1953 R

01 Jan 1927 - 31 Dec 1930 Frederick Warren Green ................... 1872-1936 R

01 Jan 1931 - 31 Dec 1932 Wilber Marion Brucker .................... 1894-1968 R

01 Jan 1933 - 31 Dec 1934 William Alfred Comstock .................. 1877-1949 D

01 Jan 1935 - 31 Dec 1936 Frank Dwight Fitzgerald (1st Time) ....... 1885-1939 R

01 Jan 1937 - 31 Dec 1938 Frank William Murphy ..................... 1890-1949 D

01 Jan - 16 Mar 1939 Frank Dwight Fitzgerald (2nd Time)

16 Mar 1939 - 31 Dec 1940 Luren Dudley Dickinson ................... 1859-1943 R

01 Jan 1941 - 31 Dec 1942 Murray Delos van Wagoner ................. 1898-1986 D

01 Jan 1943 - 31 Dec 1946 Henry Francis Kelly ...................... 1895-1971 R

01 Jan 1947 - 31 Dec 1948 Kimber Cornellus Sigler .................. 1894-1953 R

01 Jan 1949 - 31 Dec 1960 Gehard Mennen Williams ................... 1911-1988 D

01 Jan 1961 - 31 Dec 1962 John Burley Swainson ..................... 1925-1994 D

01 Jan 1963 - 22 Jan 1969 George Wilcken Rommey .................... 1907-1995 R

22 Jan 1969 - 31 Dec 1982 William Grawn Milliken ................... 1922- R

01 Jan 1983 - 31 Dec 1990 James Johnstone Blanchard ................ 1942- D

01 Jan 1991 - 31 Dec 2002 John M. Engler ........................... 1948- R

01 Jan 2003 - 31 Dec 2010 Jennifer Mulhern Granholm ................ 1959- D

01 Jan 2011 Richard D. Snyder ........................ 1959- D

 

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Minnesota

Capital: St. Paul.

Language: English, French.

Religion: Roman Catholic, Protestant.

State Anthem: "Hail Minnesota."

State Motto: L'Etoile du Nord (Star of the North).

State Emblem:

 

Governors

01 Jun 1849 - 15 May 1853 Alexander Ramsey (1st Time) .............. 1815-1893

15 May 1853 - 23 Apr 1857 Willis Arnold Gorman ..................... 1816-1876 D

23 Apr 1857 - 24 May 1858 Samuel Medary ............................ 1801-1864 D

24 May 1858 - 02 Jan 1860 Henry Hastings Sibley .................... 1811-1891 D

02 Jan 1860 - 10 Jul 1863 Alexander Ramsey (2nd Time)

10 Jul 1863 - 11 Jan 1864 Henry Adoniram Swift ..................... 1823-1869 R

11 Jan 1864 - 08 Jan 1866 Steven Miller ............................ 1816-1881 R

08 Jan 1866 - 09 Jan 1870 William Rainey Marshall .................. 1825-1896 R

09 Jan 1870 - 07 Jan 1874 Horace Austins ........................... 1831-1905 R

07 Jan 1874 - 07 Jan 1876 Cushman Kellogg Davis .................... 1838-1900 R

07 Jan 1876 - 10 Jan 1882 John Sargent Pillsbury ................... 1828-1901 R

10 Jan 1882 - 05 Jan 1887 Lucius Frederick Hubbard ................. 1836-1913 R

05 Jan 1887 - 09 Jan 1889 Andrew Ryan McGill ....................... 1840-1905 R

09 Jan 1889 - 04 Jan 1893 William Rush Merriam ..................... 1849-1931 R

09 Jan 1893 - 31 Jan 1895 Knute Nelson ............................. 1843-1923 R

01 Feb 1895 - 02 Jan 1899 David Marston Clough ..................... 1846-1924 R

02 Jan 1899 - 07 Jan 1901 John Lind ................................ 1854-1930 D

07 Jan 1901 - 04 Jan 1905 Samuel Van Sant .......................... 1844-1936 R

04 Jan 1905 - 21 Sep 1909 John Albert Johnson ...................... 1861-1909 D

21 Sep 1909 - 05 Jan 1915 Adolph Olson Eberhard .................... 1870-1944 R

05 Jan - 30 Dec 1915 Winfield Scott Hammond ................... 1863-1915 D

30 Dec 1915 - 05 Jan 1921 Joseph Alfred Arner Burnquist ............ 1879-1961 R

05 Jan 1921 - 06 Jan 1925 Jacob Aall Ottesen Preus ................. 1883-1961 R

06 Jan 1925 - 06 Jan 1931 Theodoro Christianson .................... 1883-1948 R

06 Jan 1931 - 24 Aug 1936 Floyd Bjornstjerne Olson ................. 1891-1936 MFL

24 Aug 1936 - 04 Jan 1937 Hjalmar Petersen ......................... 1890-1968 MFL

04 Jan 1937 - 02 Jan 1939 Elmer Austin Benson ...................... 1895-1985 MFL

02 Jan 1939 - 27 Apr 1943 Harold Edward Stassen .................... 1907-2001 R

27 Apr 1943 - 08 Jan 1947 Edward John Thye ......................... 1896-1969 R

08 Jan 1947 - 27 Sep 1951 Luther Wallace Youngdahl ................. 1896-1978 R

27 Sep 1951 - 05 Jan 1955 Clyde Elmer Anderson ..................... 1912-1998 R

05 Jan 1955 - 02 Jan 1961 Orville Lothrop Freeman .................. 1918-2003 DFL

02 Jan 1961 - 25 Mar 1963 Elmer Lee Anderson ....................... 1909-2004 R

25 Mar 1963 - 02 Jan 1967 Karl Fritjof Rolvaag ..................... 1913-1990 DFL

02 Jan 1967 - 04 Jan 1971 Karl Harold Phillip LeVander ............. 1910-1992 R

04 Jan 1971 - 29 Dec 1976 Wendell Richard Anderson ................. 1933- DFL

29 Dec 1976 - 04 Jan 1979 Rudolph George Perpich ................... 1928-1995 DFL

04 Jan 1979 - 03 Jan 1983 Albert Harold Quie ....................... 1923- R

03 Jan 1983 - 07 Jan 1991 Rudolph George Perpich (2nd Time)

07 Jan 1991 - 04 Jan 1999 Arne Helge Carlson ....................... 1924- R

04 Jan 1999 - 06 Jan 2003 James"Jesse Ventura" George Janos ........ 1951- DFL/I

06 Jan 2003 - 03 Jan 2011 Timothy James Pawlenty ................... 1961- R

03 Jan 2011 - Mark Brandt Dayton ....................... 1947- DFL

DFL=Democratic-Farmer-Labor

I=Independent

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Missouri

07 Dec 1812 Missouri Territory

10 Aug 1821 State of Missouri

28 Oct 1861 - 1865 Secession by part of the state to the

Confederate States of America (not recognised by the U.S)

 

Governors

07 Dec 1812 - 30 Jun 1813 Frederick Bates (1st Time) ............... 1777-1825

01 Jul 1813 - 20 Sep 1820 William Clark ............................ 1770-1838

20 Sep 1820 - 15 Nov 1824 Alexander McNair ......................... 1775-1826

15 Nov 1824 - 04 Aug 1825 Frederick Bates

(2nd Time)

04 Aug 1825 - 20 Jun 1826 Abraham J. Williams ...................... 1781-1839

20 Jun 1826 - 14 Nov 1832 John Miller .............................. 1781-1846

14 Nov 1832 - 13 Sep 1836 Daniel Dunklin ........................... 1790-1844 D

23 Nov 1836 - 16 Nov 1840 Lilburn Wycliffe Boggs ................... 1796-1860 D

16 Nov 1840 - 09 Feb 1844 Thomas Reynolds .......................... 1796-1844 D

09 Feb - 20 Nov 1844 Meredith Miles Marmaduke ................. 1791-1864 D

(acting)

20 Nov 1844 - 27 Dec 1848 John Cummins Edwards ..................... 1804-1888 D

27 Dec 1848 - 03 Jan 1853 Austin Augustin King ..................... 1802-1870 D

03 Jan 1853 - 05 Jan 1857 Sterling Price ........................... 1809-1867 D

05 Jan - 27 Feb 1857 Trusten Polk ............................. 1811-1876 D

27 Feb - 22 Oct 1857 Hancock Lee Jackson ...................... 1796-1876 D

(acting)

22 Oct 1857 - 03 Jan 1861 Robert Marcellus Stewart ................. 1815-1871 D

03 Jan - 31 Jul 1861 Claiborne Fox Jackson .................... 1806-1862 D

(Confederate 01 Aug 1861 - 07 Dec 1862;

in Arkansas exile)

01 Aug 1861 - 31 Jan 1864 Hamilton Rowan Gamble .................... 1798-1864

(acting)

07 Dec 1862 - 07 Mar 1865 Thomas Caute Reynolds .................... 1821-1887 D

(Confederate governor, in Texas exile)

01 Feb 1864 - 02 Jan 1865 Willard Preble Hall ...................... 1820-1882

02 Jan 1865 - 12 Jan 1869 Thomas Clement Fletcher .................. 1827-1899 R

12 Jan 1869 - 09 Jan 1871 Joseph Washington McClurg ................ 1818-1900 R

09 Jan 1871 - 08 Jan 1873 Benjamin Gratz Brown ..................... 1826-1885

08 Jan 1873 - 12 Jan 1875 Silas Woodson ............................ 1819-1896 D

08 Jan 1875 - 08 Jan 1877 Charles Henry Hardin ..................... 1820-1892 D

08 Jan 1877 - 10 Jan 1881 John Sith Phelps ......................... 1814-1886 D

10 Jan 1881 - 12 Jan 1885 Thomas Theodore Crittenden ............... 1832-1909 D

12 Jan 1885 - 28 Dec 1887 John Sappington Marmaduke ................ 1833-1887 D

28 Dec 1887 - 14 Jan 1889 Albert Pickett Morehouse ................. 1835-1891 D

14 Jan 1889 - 09 Jan 1893 David Rowland Francis .................... 1850-1937 D

09 Jan 1893 - 11 Jan 1897 William Joel Stone ....................... 1848-1898 D

11 Jan 1897 - 14 Jan 1901 Lawrence Vest Stephens ................... 1858-1923 D

14 Jan 1901 - 09 Jan 1905 Alexander Monroe Dockery ................. 1845-1926 D

09 Jan 1905 - 11 Jan 1909 Joseph Wington Folk ...................... 1869-1913 D

11 Jan 1909 - 13 Jan 1913 Herbert Spencer Hadley ................... 1872-1927 R

13 Jan 1913 - 08 Jan 1917 Elliot Woolfork Major .................... 1864-1949 D

08 Jan 1917 - 10 Jan 1921 Frederick Dozier Gardner ................. 1869-1933 D

10 Jan 1921 - 12 Jan 1925 Arthur Mastick Hyde ...................... 1877-1947 R

12 Jan 1925 - 14 Jan 1929 Samuel Aaron Baker ....................... 1874-1933 R

14 Jan 1929 - 09 Jan 1933 Henry Stewart Caulfield .................. 1873-1966 R

09 Jan 1933 - 11 Jan 1937 Guy Brasfield Park ....................... 1872-1946 D

11 Jan 1937 - 13 Jan 1941 Lloyd Crow Stark ......................... 1886-1972 D

13 Jan 1941 - 08 Dec 1945 Forrest C. Donnell ....................... 1884-1980 R

08 Dec 1945 - 10 Jan 1949 Phillip Matthew Donnelly ................. 1891-1961 D

10 Jan 1949 - 12 Jan 1953 Forrest Smith ............................ 1886-1962 D

12 Jan 1953 - 14 Jan 1957 Phillip Matthew Donnelly (2nd Time)

14 Jan 1957 - 09 Jan 1961 James Thomas Blair ....................... 1902-1962 D

09 Jan 1961 - 11 Jan 1965 John Montgomery Dalton ................... 1900-1972 D

11 Jan 1965 - 08 Jan 1973 Warren Eastman Hearnes ................... 1923-2009 D

08 Jan 1973 - 10 Jan 1977 Christophe Samuel Bond ................... 1939- R

10 Jan 1977 - 12 Jan 1981 Joseph Patrick Teasdale .................. 1936-2014 D

12 Jan 1981 - 15 Jan 1985 Christophe Samuel Bond (2nd Time)

15 Jan 1985 - 11 Jan 1993 John David Ashcroft ...................... 1942- R

11 Jan 1993 - 16 Oct 2000 Melvin Eugene Carnahan ................... 1934-2000 D

16 Jan 2000 - 08 Jan 2001 Roger B. Wilson .......................... 1948- D

08 Jan 2001 - 10 Jan 2005 Robert Lee Holden ........................ 1949- D

10 Jan 2005 - 12 Jan 2009 Matthew Roy Blunt ........................ 1970- R

12 Jan 2009 - 09 Jan 2017 Jeremiah Wilson Nixon .................... 1956- D

09 Jan 2017 - Eric Robert Greitens ..................... 1974- R

 

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North Dakota

02 Mar 1861 - 02 Nov 1889 Part od Dakota territory

02 Nov 1889 - State

Capital: Bismark.

Language: English, German.

Religion: Lutheran, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "North Dakota Hymn."

State Motto: Liberty and union, now and forever, one and inseprable.

State Emblem:

Governors

20 Nov 1889 - 07 Jan 1891 John Miller .............................. 1843-1908 R

07 Jan 1891 - 03 Jan 1893 Andrew Horace Burke ...................... 1850-1918 R

03 Jan 1893 - 10 Jan 1895 Eli C.D Shortridge ....................... 1830-1908

10 Jan 1895 - 06 Jan 1897 Roger Allin .............................. 1848-1936 R

06 Jan 1897 - 09 Aug 1898 Frank Arlington Briggs ................... 1858-1898 R

09 Aug 1898 - 03 Jan 1899 Joseph McMurray Devine ................... 1861-1938 R

(acting)

03 Jan 1899 - 10 Jan 1901 Frederick Bartlett Fancher ............... 1852-1944 R

10 Jan 1901 - 04 Jan 1905 Frank White .............................. 1856-1940 R

04 Jan 1905 - 09 Jan 1907 Elmore Yocum Sarles ...................... 1859-1929 R

09 Jan 1907 - 08 Jan 1912 John Burke ............................... 1859-1937 D

08 Jan 1912 - 03 Jan 1917 Louis Benjamin Hanna ..................... 1861-1948 R

03 Jan 1917 - 23 Nov 1921 Lynn Joseph Frazier ...................... 1874-1947 R

23 Nov 1921 - 07 Jan 1925 Ragnvald Anderson Nestos ................. 1877-1942 R

07 Jan 1925 - 28 Aug 1928 Arthur Gustav Sorlie ..................... 1874-1928 R

28 Aug 1928 - 09 Jan 1929 Walter Jeremiah Maddock .................. 1880-1951 R

09 Jan 1929 - 31 Dec 1932 George Frederick Shafer .................. 1888-1948 D

01 Jan 1933 - 21 Jun 1934 William Langer (1st Time) ................ 1886-1959 R

21 Jun 1934 - 07 Jan 1935 Ole H. Olson ............................. 1872-1954 R

(acting)

07 Jan - 02 Feb 1935 Thomas Hilliard Moodie ................... 1878-1948 R

02 Feb 1935 - 06 Jan 1937 Walter Welford ........................... 1868-1952 R

06 Jan 1937 - 05 Jan 1939 William Langer (2nd Time)

05 Jan 1939 - 04 Jan 1945 John Moses ............................... 1885-1945 D

04 Jan 1945 - 03 Jan 1951 Frederick George Aandahl ................. 1897-1966 R

03 Jan 1951 - 09 Jan 1957 Norman Brunsdale ......................... 1891-1978 R

09 Jan 1957 - 04 Jan 1961 John Edward Davis ........................ 1913-1990 R

04 Jan 1961 - 02 Jan 1973 William Lewis Guy ........................ 1919-2013 D

02 Jan 1973 - 06 Jan 1981 Arthur Albert Link ....................... 1914- D

06 Jan 1981 - 31 Dec 1984 Allen Ingvar Olson ....................... 1938- R

01 Jan 1985 - 15 Dec 1992 George Albert Sinner ..................... 1928- D

15 Dec 1992 - 15 Dec 2000 Edward Thomas Schafer .................... 1946- R

15 Dec 2000 - 07 Dec 2010 John Henry Hoeven ........................ 1957- R

07 Dec 2010 - 15 Dec 2016 John "Jack" Dalrymple .................... 1948- R

15 Dec 2016 - Douglas J. Burgum ........................ 1956- R

 

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Nebraska

26 Mar 1804 Part of the Orleans Territory

01 Oct 1804 Part of the Indiana Territory

04 Jul 1805 Part of the Louisiana Territory

10 Aug 1821 Unorganised territory

30 May 1854 - 28 Feb 1867 Nebraska Territory

01 Mar 1867 State

Capital: Lincoln.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "Beautiful Nebraska"

State Motto: Equality before the law.

State Emblem:

Governors

16 Oct - 18 Oct 1854 Francis Burt ............................. 1807-1854 D

18 Oct 1854 - 20 Feb 1855 Thomas Barney Cuming ..................... 1827-1858 D

(1st Time)

20 Feb 1855 - 25 Oct 1857 Mark Whitaker Izard ...................... 1799-1866 D

25 Oct 1857 - 12 Jan 1858 Thomas Barney Cuming

(2nd Time)

12 Jan - 05 Dec 1858 William Alexander Richardson ............. 1811-1875 D

05 Dec 1858 - 02 May 1859 Julius Sterling Morton (1st Time) ........ 1832-1902 D

02 May 1859 - 24 Feb 1861 Samuel Watson Black ...................... 1816-1862 D

24 Feb - 06 Mar 1861 Julius Sterling Morton

(2nd Time, acting)

06 Mar - 15 May 1861 Algernon Sidney Paddock .................. 1830-1897 R

(acting)

15 May 1861 - 21 Feb 1867 Alvin Saunders ........................... 1817-1899 R

21 Feb 1867 - 02 Jun 1871 David Christy Butler ..................... 1829-1891 R

02 Jun 1871 - 13 Jan 1873 William Hartford James ................... 1831-1920 R

(acting)

13 Jan 1873 - 11 Jan 1875 Robert Wilkinson Furnas .................. 1824-1905 R

11 Jan 1875 - 09 Jan 1879 Silas Garber ............................. 1833-1905 R

09 Jan 1879 - 04 Jan 1883 Albinus Nance ............................ 1848-1911 R

04 Jan 1883 - 06 Jan 1887 James William Dawes ...................... 1844-1918 R

06 Jan 1887 - 15 Jan 1891 John Milton Thayer ....................... 1820-1896 R

(1st Time)

15 Jan - 05 May 1891 James Edward Boyd ........................ 1834-1906 D

(1st Time)

05 May 1891 - 08 Feb 1892 John Milton Thayer

(2nd Time)

08 Feb 1892 - 13 Jan 1893 James Edward Boyd

(2nd Time)

13 Jan 1893 - 03 Jan 1895 Lorenzo Crounse .......................... 1834-1909 R

03 Jan 1895 - 05 Jan 1899 Silas Alexander Holcomb .................. 1858-1920 R

05 Jan 1899 - 03 Jan 1901 Williams Amos Poynter .................... 1848-1909 R

03 Jan - 30 Apr 1901 Charles Henry Dietrich ................... 1853-1924

01 Apr 1901 - 08 Jan 1903 Ezra Perin Savage ........................ 1842-1920

08 Jan 1903 - 03 Jan 1907 John Hopwood Mickey ...................... 1845-1910 R

03 Jan 1907 - 07 Jan 1909 George Lawson Sheldon .................... 1870-1960 R

07 Jan 1909 - 05 Jan 1911 Ashton Cokayne Shallenberger ............. 1862-1938 D

05 Jan 1911 - 09 Jan 1913 Chester Hardy Aldrich .................... 1862-1924 R

09 Jan 1913 - 04 Jan 1917 John Henry Morehead ...................... 1861-1942 R

04 Jan 1917 - 09 Jan 1919 M. Keith Neville ......................... 1884-1959 R

09 Jan 1919 - 03 Jan 1923 Samuel Roy McKelvie ...................... 1881-1956 R

03 Jan 1923 - 08 Jan 1925 Charles Wayland Bryan .................... 1867-1945 D

(1st Time)

08 Jan 1925 - 03 Jan 1929 Adam McMullen ............................ 1872-1959 D

03 Jan 1929 - 08 Jan 1931 Arthur Jerard Weaver ..................... 1873-1945 R

08 Jan 1931 - 03 Jan 1935 Charles Wayland Bryan

(2nd Time)

03 Jan 1935 - 09 Jan 1941 Robert LeRoy Cochran ..................... 1886-1963 D

09 Jan 1941 - 09 Jan 1947 Dwight Palmer Griswole ................... 1893-1954 R

09 Jan 1947 - 08 Jan 1953 Frederick Valdemar Erastus ............... 1903-1983 R

08 Jan 1953 - 06 Jan 1955 Robert Berkly Crosby ..................... 1911-2000 R

06 Jan 1955 - 08 Jan 1959 Victor Emanuel Anderson .................. 1902-1962 R

08 Jan 1959 - 09 Sep 1960 Ralph Gilmour Brooks ..................... 1898-1960 D

09 Sep 1960 - 05 Jan 1961 Dwight Willard Burney .................... 1892-1987 R

05 Jan 1961 - 05 Jan 1967 Frank Brenner Morrison ................... 1905-2004 D

05 Jan 1967 - 07 Jan 1971 Norbert Theodore Tiemann ................. 1924-2012 R

07 Jan 1971 - 03 Jan 1979 John James Exon .......................... 1921-2005 D

03 Jan 1979 - 06 Jan 1983 Charles Thone ............................ 1924- R

06 Jan 1983 - 09 Jan 1987 Joseph Robert Kerrey ..................... 1943- R

09 Jan 1987 - 09 Jan 1991 Kay Avonne Stark Orr ..................... 1939- R

09 Jan 1991 - 07 Jan 1999 Earl Benjamin Nelson ..................... 1941- D

07 Jan 1999 - 20 Jan 2005 Michael Owen Johannes .................... 1950- R

20 Jan 2005 - 09 Jan 2015 David Eugene Heineman .................... 1948- R

09 Jan 2015 - John Peter Ricketts ...................... 1964- R

 

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South Dakota

02 Mar 1861 - 02 Nov 1889 Dakota Territory

02 Nov 1889 - State

Capital: Pierre.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "Hail! South Dakota!"

State Motto: Under God the People rule.

State Emblem:

Governors of Dakota Territory

27 May 1861 - 02 Nov 1863 William A. Jayne ......................... 1826-1916 R

02 Nov 1863 - 05 Sep 1866 Newton Edmunds ........................... 1819-1908 R

05 Sep 1866 - 10 May 1869 Andrew Jackson Faulk ..................... 1814-1898 R

10 May 1869 - 01 Jan 1874 John Albyne Burbank ...................... 1827-1905 R

01 Jan 1874 - 13 Apr 1878 John Lee Pennington ...................... 1829-1900 R

13 Apr 1878 - 10 Apr 1880 William Alanson Howard ................... 1813-1880 R

10 Apr - 24 Jun 1880 George H. Hand ........................... 1837-1891 R

(acting)

24 Jan 1880 - 25 Jul 1884 Nehemiah George Ordway ................... 1828-1907 R

25 Jul 1884 - 17 Feb 1887 Gilbert Ashville Pierce .................. 1841-1901 R

17 Feb 1887 - 22 Mar 1889 Louis Kussuth Church ..................... 1846-1897 D

22 Mar - 02 Nov 1889 Arthur Calvin Mellette ................... 1842-1896 R

Governors of Dakota

02 Nov 1889 - 03 Jan 1893 Arthur Calvin Mellette ................... s.a

03 Jan 1893 - 01 Jan 1897 Charles Henry Sheldon .................... 1840-1898 R

01 Jan 1897 - 08 Jan 1901 Andrew Ericson Lee ....................... 1847-1934 D

08 Jan 1901 - 03 Jan 1905 Charles Nelson Herreid ................... 1857-1928 R

03 Jan 1905 - 09 Jan 1907 Samuel Harrison Ford ..................... 1856-1935 R

09 Jan 1907 - 05 Jan 1909 Coe Isaac Crawford ....................... 1858-1944 R

05 Jan 1909 - 07 Jan 1913 Robert Scadden Vessey .................... 1858-1929 R

07 Jan 1913 - 02 Jan 1917 Frank Michael Byrne ...................... 1858-1927 R

02 Jan 1917 - 04 Jan 1921 Peter Norbeck ............................ 1870-1936 R

04 Jan 1921 - 06 Jan 1925 William Henry McMaster ................... 1877-1968 R

06 Jan 1925 - 04 Jan 1927 Carl Gunderson ........................... 1864-1933 R

04 Jan 1927 - 06 Jan 1931 William John Bulow ....................... 1869-1960 D

06 Jan 1931 - 03 Jan 1933 Warren Everett Green ..................... 1870-1945 R

03 Jan 1933 - 05 Jan 1937 Thomas Mathew Berry ...................... 1879-1951 D

05 Jan 1937 - 03 Jan 1939 Leslie Jensen ............................ 1892-1964 R

03 Jan 1939 - 05 Jan 1943 Harlan John Bushfield .................... 1882-1948 R

05 Jan 1943 - 07 Jan 1947 Marrell Quentin Sharpe ................ .. 1883-1962 R

07 Jan 1947 - 02 Jan 1951 George Theodore Mickelson ................ 1903-1965 R

02 Jan 1951 - 04 Jan 1955 Sigurd Anderson .......................... 1904-1990 R

04 Jan 1955 - 06 Jan 1959 Joseph Jacob Foss ........................ 1915-2003 R

06 Jan 1959 - 03 Jan 1961 Ralph E. Herseth ......................... 1909-1969 D

03 Jan 1961 - 05 Jan 1965 Archie M. Gubbard ........................ 1910-1987 R

05 Jan 1965 - 07 Jan 1969 Nils Andreas Boe ......................... 1913-1992 R

07 Jan 1969 - 05 Jan 1971 Frank Leroy Farrar ....................... 1929- R

05 Jan 1971 - 24 Jul 1978 Richard Francis Kneip .................... 1933-1987 D

24 Jul 1978 - 01 Jan 1979 Harvey L. Wollamn ........................ 1935- D

01 Jul 1979 - 06 Jan 1987 William John Janklow ..................... 1939-2012 R

06 Jan 1987 - 19 Apr 1993 George Speaker Mickelson ................. 1941-1993 R

19 Apr 1993 - 07 Jan 1995 Walter Dale Miller ....................... 1925- R

07 Jan 1995 - 07 Jan 2003 William John Janklow

(2nd Time)

07 Jan 2003 - 07 Jan 2011 Marion Michael Rounds .................... 1954- R

07 Jan 2011 - Dennis M. Daugaard ....................... 1953- R

 

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Wisconsin

04 Jul 1836 Wisconsin territory

29 May 1848 State

Capital: Madison.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant.

State Anthem: "On, Wisconsin."

State Motto: Forward.

State Emblem:

Governors

04 Jul 1836 - 13 Sep 1841 Henry Dodge (1st Time) ................... 1782-1867 D

01 Oct 1841 - 21 Jun 1844 James Duane Doty ......................... 1799-1865 D

21 Jun 1844 - 08 Apr 1845 Nathaniel Pitcher Tallmadge .............. 1795-1864 D

08 Apr 1845 - 07 Jun 1848 Henry Dodge (2nd Time)

07 Jun 1848 - 05 Jan 1852 Nelson Dewey ............................. 1813-1889 D

05 Jan 1852 - 02 Jan 1854 Leonard James Farwell .................... 1819-1889

02 Jan 1854 - 21 Mar 1856 William Augustus Barstow ................. 1813-1865 D

21 Mar - 25 Mar 1856 Arthur MacArthur ......................... 1815-1896 D

(acting)

25 Mar 1856 - 04 Jan 1858 Coles Bashford ........................... 1816-1878 R

04 Jan 1858 - 06 Jan 1862 Alexander Williams Randall ............... 1819-1872 R

06 Jan - 19 Apr 1862 Louis Powell Harvey ...................... 1820-1862 R

(acting)

19 Apr 1862 - 04 Jan 1864 Edward P. Salomon ........................ 1828-1909 D

(acting)

04 Jan 1864 - 31 Dec 1865 James Taylor Lewis ....................... 1819-1904 R

01 Jan 1866 - 31 Dec 1871 Lucius Fairchild ......................... 1831-1896 R

01 Jan 1872 - 05 Jan 1874 Cadwallader Colden Washburn .............. 1818-1882 R

05 Jan 1874 - 03 Jan 1876 William Robert Taylor .................... 1820-1909 R

03 Jan 1876 - 07 Jan 1878 Harrison Ludington ....................... 1812-1891 R

07 Jan 1878 - 02 Jan 1882 William E. Smith ......................... 1824-1883 R

02 Jan 1882 - 07 Jan 1889 Jeremiah McLain Rusk ..................... 1830-1893 R

07 Jan 1889 - 05 Jan 1891 William Dempster Hoard ................... 1836-1918 R

05 Jan 1891 - 07 Jan 1895 George Wilbur Peck ....................... 1840-1916 D

07 Jan 1895 - 07 Jan 1897 William Henry Upham ...................... 1841-1924 R

07 Jan 1897 - 07 Jan 1901 Edward Scofield .......................... 1842-1925 R

07 Jan 1901 - 31 Dec 1905 Robert Marion La Follette ................ 1855-1925 R

01 Jan 1906 - 02 Jan 1911 James Ole Davidson ....................... 1854-1922 R

02 Jan 1911 - 04 Jan 1915 Francis Edward McGovern .................. 1866-1946 R

05 Jan 1915 - 03 Jan 1921 Emanuel Lorenz Philipp ................... 1861-1925 R

03 Jan 1921 - 03 Jan 1927 John James Bains ......................... 1875-1934 R

03 Jan 1927 - 07 Jan 1929 Frederick R. Zimmerman ................... 1880-1954 R

07 Jan 1929 - 05 Jan 1931 Walter Jodok Kohler Sr ................... 1874-1940 R

05 Jan 1931 - 02 Jan 1933 Philip Fox La Forllette (1st Time) ....... 1897-1965 R

02 Jan 1933 - 07 Jan 1935 Albert George Schmedeman ................. 1864-1946 D

07 Jan 1935 - 02 Jan 1939 Philip Fox La Forllette (2nd Time)

02 Jan 1939 - 04 Jan 1943 Julius Peter Heil ........................ 1876-1949 R

04 Jan 1943 - 12 Mar 1947 Walter Samuel Goodhard ................... 1862-1947 R

12 Mar 1947 - 31 Dec 1950 Oscar Rennebohn .......................... 1889-1968 R

01 Jan 1951 - 07 Jan 1957 Walter Jodok Kohler Jr ................... 1904-1976 R

07 Jan 1957 - 05 Jan 1959 Vernon Wallace Thomson ................... 1905-1988 R

05 Jan 1959 - 07 Jan 1963 Gaylord Anton Nelson ..................... 1916-2005 D

07 Jan 1963 - 05 Jan 1965 John Whitcome Reynolds ................... 1921-2002 D

05 Jan 1965 - 04 Jan 1971 Warren Perley Knowles .................... 1908-1993 R

04 Jan 1971 - 07 Jul 1977 Patrick Joseph Lucey ..................... 1918- D

07 Jul 1977 - 31 Dec 1978 Martin James Schreiber ................... 1939- D

01 Jan 1979 - 03 Jan 1983 Lee Sherman Dreyfuss ..................... 1926-2008 R

03 Jan 1983 - 05 Jan 1987 Anthony Scully Earl ...................... 1936- D

05 Jan 1987 - 31 Jan 2001 Thomas George Thompson ................... 1941- R

01 Feb 2001 - 06 Jan 2003 James Scott McCallum ..................... 1950- R

06 Jan 2003 - 03 Jan 2011 James Edward Doyle ....................... 1945- D

03 Jan 2011 - Scott K. Walker .......................... 1967- R

 

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