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Alabama

20 Sep 1783 - 07 Apr 1798 Part of Georgia

07 Apr 1798 - 03 Mar 1817 Part of Mississippi

03 Mar 1817 Alabama terrirory

14 Dec 1819 State of Alabama

04 Jul 1861 - 20 Jul 1868 In secession from US, part of Confederated States of America

Capital: Montgomery.

Language: English.

Religion: Baptist, Protestant.

State Anthem: "Alabama".

State Motto: Audemus jura nostra defendere (We dare defend our rights).

State Emblem:

Governors

25 Sep 1817 - 10 Jul 1820 William Wyatt Bibb ......................... 1781-1820

10 Jul 1820 - 09 Nov 1821 Thomas Bibb ................................ 1783-1839

09 Nov 1821 - 25 Nov 1825 Israel Pickens ............................. 1780-1827

25 Nov 1825 - 25 Nov 1829 John Murphy ................................ 1786-1841

25 Nov 1829 - 03 Mar 1831 Gabriel Moore .............................. 1785-1845

03 Mar - 26 Nov 1831 Samuel B. Moore ............................ 1789-1846

(acting)

26 Nov 1831 - 21 Nov 1835 John Gayle ................................. 1792-1859

21 Nov 1835 - 16 Jul 1837 Clement Comer Clay ......................... 1789-1866

16 Jul - 30 Nov 1837 Hugh McVay ................................. 1788-1851

30 Nov 1837 - 22 Nov 1841 Arthur Pendelton Bagby ..................... 1794-1858

22 Nov 1841 - 10 Dec 1845 Benjamin Fitzpatrick ....................... 1802-1869

10 Dec 1845 - 06 Dec 1847 Joshua Lanier Martin ....................... 1799-1856

06 Dec 1847 - 17 Dec 1849 Reuben Chapman ............................. 1799-1882

17 Dec 1849 - 20 Dec 1853 Henry Watkins Collier ...................... 1801-1855

20 Dec 1853 - 06 Dec 1857 John Anthony Winston ....................... 1812-1872

06 Dec 1857 - 02 Dec 1861 Andrew Barry Moore ......................... 1807-1873

02 Dec 1861 - 30 Nov 1863 John Gill Shorter .......................... 1818-1872

01 Dec 1863 - 01 May 1865 Thomas Hill Watts .......................... 1819-1892

01 May - 13 Dec 1865 Lewis Eliphalet Parsons .................... 1817-1895

(Provisional)

27 Jun 1865 - 19 May 1866 Charles R. Woods ........................... 1827-1885 Mil

(Military governor)

13 Dec 1865 - 14 Jul 1868 Robert Miller Patton ....................... 1809-1885

19 May 1866 - 14 Jul 1868 Wager T. Swayne ............................ 1834-1902 Mil

(Military governor)

14 Jul 1868 - 26 Nov 1870 William Henry Smith ........................ 1826-1899

26 Nov 1870 - 17 Nov 1872 Robert Burns Lindsey ....................... 1824-1902

17 Nov 1872 - 24 Nov 1874 David Peter Lewis .......................... 1820-1884

24 Nov 1874 - 28 Nov 1878 George Smith Houston ....................... 1811-1979

28 Nov 1878 - 30 Nov 1882 Rufus Willis Cobb .......................... 1829-1913

01 Dec 1882 - 30 Nov 1886 Edward Ashbury O'Neal ...................... 1818-1890

01 Dec 1886 - 30 Nov 1890 Thomas Seay ................................ 1846-1896

01 Dec 1890 - 30 Nov 1894 Thomas Good Jones .......................... 1844-1914

01 Dec 1894 - 30 Nov 1896 William Calvin Oates ....................... 1835-1910

01 Dec 1896 - 30 Nov 1900 Joseph Forney Johnston ..................... 1843-1913

01 Dec 1900 - 11 Jun 1901 Willaim James Samford ...................... 1844-1901

11 Jun 1901 - 14 Jan 1907 William Dorsey Jelks ....................... 1855-1911

14 Jan 1907 - 17 Jan 1911 Braxton Bragg Comer ........................ 1848-1927

17 Jan 1911 - 18 Jan 1915 Emmett O'Neal .............................. 1853-1922

18 Jan 1915 - 20 Jan 1919 Charles Henderson .......................... 1860-1937

20 Jan 1919 - 15 Jan 1923 Thomas Erby Kilby .......................... 1865-1943

15 Jan 1923 - 17 Jan 1927 William Woodward Brandon ................... 1868-1934

17 Jan 1927 - 19 Jan 1931 David Bibb Graves (1st Time) ............... 1873-1942

19 Jan 1931 - 14 Jan 1935 Benjamin Meek Miler ........................ 1864-1944

14 Jan 1935 - 17 Jan 1939 David Bibb Graves (2nd Time)

17 Jan 1939 - 19 Jan 1943 Frank Murray Dixon ......................... 1892-1965

19 Jan 1943 - 20 Jan 1947 Chauncey M. Sparks ......................... 1884-1968 D

20 Jan 1947 - 15 Jan 1951 James Elisha Folsom Sr ..................... 1908-1987 D

15 Jan 1951 - 17 Jan 1955 Seth Gordon Persons ........................ 1902-1965 D

17 Jan 1955 - 19 Jan 1959 James Elisha Folsom Sr (2nd Time)

19 Jan 1959 - 14 Jan 1963 John Malcolm Patterson ..................... 1921- D

14 Jan 1963 - 16 Jan 1967 George Corley Wallace ...................... 1919-1998 D

16 Jan 1967 - 07 May 1968 Lurleen Burns Wallace ...................... 1926-1968 D

07 May 1968 - 18 Jan 1971 Albert Preston Brewer ...................... 1928- D

18 Jan 1971 - 15 Jan 1979 George Corley Wallace (2nd Time)

15 Jan 1979 - 17 Jan 1983 Forrest Hood James Jr ...................... 1934- D

17 Jan 1983 - 19 Jan 1987 George Corley Wallace (3rd Time)

19 Jan 1987 - 22 Apr 1993 Harold Guy Hunt ............................ 1933-2009 R

22 Apr 1993 - 16 Jan 1995 James Elisha Folsom ........................ 1949- D

16 Jan 1995 - 18 Jan 1999 Forrest Hood James Jr (2nd Time)

18 Jan 1999 - 20 Jan 2003 Donald Eugene Siegelman .................... 1946- D

20 Jan 2003 - 17 Jan 2011 Robert Renfroe Riley ....................... 1944- R

17 Jan 2011 - 10 Apr 2017 Robert Julian Bentley ...................... 1943- R

10 Apr 2017 - Kay Ellen Ivey ............................. 1944- R

 

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Arkansas

26 Mar 1804 - 07 Dec 1812 Part of Louisiana

07 Dec 1812 - 02 Mar 1819 Part of Missouri

02 Mar 1819 - 15 Jun 1836 Arkansas territory

15 Jun 1836 State of Arkansas

20 May 1861 - 28 May 1865 1865 In secession from the US as part of the Confederate States

Capital: Little Rock

Religion: Baptist, Protestant

Language: English

State Anthem: "Arkansas"

State Motto: Regnat populus (The People rule).

State Emblem:

Governors

04 Jul 1819 - 04 Mar 1825 James Miller ............................... 1776-1851

04 Mar 1825 - 22 Nov 1828 George Izard ............................... 1776-1828

22 Nov 1828 - 09 Mar 1829 Robert Crittendan .......................... 1797-1834

(acting)

09 Mar 1829 - 09 Mar 1835 John Pope .................................. 1770-1845

09 Mar 1835 - 13 Sep 1836 William S. Fulton .......................... 1795-1844 D

13 Sep 1836 - 04 Nov 1840 James Sevier Conway ........................ 1798-1855 D

04 Nov 1840 - 29 Apr 1844 Archibald Yell ............................. 1797-1847 D

29 Apr - 05 Nov 1844 Samuel Adams ............................... 1805-1850 D

(acting)

05 Nov 1844 - 10 Apr 1849 Thomas Stevenson Drew ...................... 1802-1879 D

10 Apr 1849 - 15 Nov 1852 John Selden Roane .......................... 1817-1867 D

15 Nov 1852 - 16 Nov 1860 Elias Nelson Conway ........................ 1812-1894 D

16 Nov 1860 - 04 Nov 1862 Henry Massey Rector ........................ 1816-1899 D

04 Nov - 15 Nov 1862 Thomas Fletcher ............................ 1817-1880 D

(Confederate governor)

15 Nov 1862 - 28 May 1865 Harris Flangagin ........................... 1817-1874 D

(Confederate governor;

in South only from 1863)

19 Jul 1862 - 09 Jul 1863 John S. Phelps ............................. 1814-1886 Mil

(U.S military governor)

18 Apr 1864 - 02 Jul 1868 Isaac Murphy ............................... 1802-1882 D/Uni

02 Jul 1868 - 17 Mar 1871 Powell Clayton ............................. 1833-1914 R

17 Mar 1871 - 06 Jan 1873 Ozra Amander Hadley ........................ 1826-1915 R

(acting)

06 Jan 1873 - 12 Nov 1874 Elisha Baxter .............................. 1827-1899 R

12 Nov 1874 - 11 Jan 1877 Augustus Hill Garland ...................... 1832-1899 D

11 Jan 1877 - 11 Jan 1881 William Read Miller ........................ 1823-1887 D

11 Jan 1881 - 09 Jan 1883 Thomas James Churchill ..................... 1824-1905 D

09 Jan 1883 - 13 Jan 1885 James Henderson Berry ...................... 1841-1913 D

13 Jan 1885 - 08 Jan 1889 Simon Pollard Hughes Jr. ................... 1830-1906 D

08 Jan 1889 - 10 Jan 1893 James Phillip Eagle ........................ 1837-1904 D

10 Jan 1893 - 08 Jan 1895 William Meade Fishback ..................... 1831-1903 D

08 Jan 1895 - 12 Jan 1897 James Paul Clarke .......................... 1854-1916 D

12 Jan 1897 - 08 Jan 1901 Daniel Webster Jones ....................... 1839-1918 D

08 Jan 1901 - 07 Jan 1907 Jefferson Davis ............................ 1862-1913 D

07 Jan - 11 Feb 1907 John Sebastian Little ...................... 1853-1916 D

11 Feb - 14 May 1907 John I. Moore .............................. 1856-1937 D

(acting)

14 May 1907 - 14 Jan 1909 Xenphon Overton Pindall .................... 1873-1935 D

14 Jan 1909 - 16 Jan 1913 George Washington Donaghey ................. 1856-1937 D

16 Jan - 08 Mar 1913 Joseph Taylor Robinson ..................... 1872-1937 D

08 Mar - 13 Mar 1913 William Kavanaugh Oldham ................... 1865-1938 D

(continues in opposition to 24 Mar 1913)

13 Mar - 23 Jul 1913 Julius Marion Futrell ...................... 1870-1955 D

(1st Time, acting)

23 Jul 1913 - 09 Jan 1917 George Washington Hays ..................... 1863-1927 D

09 Jan 1917 - 12 Jan 1921 Charles Hillman Brough ..................... 1876-1935 D

12 Jan 1921 - 13 Jan 1925 Thomas Chipman McRae ....................... 1851-1929 D

13 Jan 1925 - 11 Jan 1927 Thomas Jefferson Terral .................... 1884-1946 D

11 Jan 1927 - 04 Mar 1928 John Ellis Martineau ....................... 1873-1937 D

04 Mar 1928 - 10 Jan 1933 Harvey Parnell ............................. 1880-1936 D

10 Jan 1933 - 12 Jan 1937 Junius Marion Futrell (2nd Time)

12 Jan 1937 - 14 Jan 1941 Carl Edward Bailey ......................... 1894-1948 D

14 Jan 1941 - 09 Jan 1945 Homer Martin Adkins ........................ 1890-1964 D

09 Jan 1945 - 11 Jan 1949 Benjamin Travis Laney ...................... 1896-1977 D

11 Jan 1949 - 13 Jan 1953 Sidney Sanders McMatch ..................... 1912-2003 D

13 Jan 1953 - 11 Jan 1955 Francis Cherry ............................. 1908-1965 D

11 Jan 1955 - 10 Jan 1967 Orval Eugene Faubus ........................ 1910-1994 D

10 Jan 1967 - 12 Jan 1971 Winthrop Rockefeller ....................... 1912-1973 R

12 Jan 1971 - 03 Jan 1975 Dale Leon Bumpers .......................... 1925-2016 D

03 Jan 1975 - 03 Jan 1979 David Hampton .............................. 1934- D

03 Jan 1979 - 19 Jan 1981 William Jeffersson Clinton ................. 1946- D

19 Jan 1981 - 11 Jan 1983 Frank Durward White ........................ 1933-2003 R

11 Jan 1983 - 12 Dec 1992 William Jeffersson Clinton (2nd Time)

12 Dec 1992 - 15 Jul 1996 James Guy Tucker ........................... 1943- D

15 Jul 1996 - 09 Jan 2007 Michael Dale Huckabee ...................... 1955- R

09 Jan 2007 - 13 Jan 2015 Michael Dale Beebe ......................... 1946- D

13 Jan 2015 - William Asa Hutchinson ..................... 1950- R

 

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Florida

02 Apr 1513 Discovered by and claimed for Aragon and Castile,

named Pascua Florida "Flowering Easter"

30 Apr 1564 - 20 Sep 1565 French colony of Fort Caroline

08 Sep 1565 Spanish colony, subordinated to New Spain (Mexico)

10 Feb 1763 Traded to Britain, divided into East and West Florida

09 May 1781 West Florida retaken by Spain

23 Sep 1783 Formally returned to Spain, subordinated to Cuba

22 Feb 1819 Ceded to the U.S

03 Mar 1821 U.S territories of East and West Florida

10 Jul 1821 East Florida formally transferred to the U.S

17 Jul 1821 West Florida formally transferred to the U.S

30 Mar 1822 Florida Territory

03 Mar 1945 State

10 Jan 1861 - 1865 Secession from the U.S

25 Jun 1868 Readmitted to the U.S

Capital: Tallassee.

Language: English, Spanish.

Religion: Protestant, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "The Swanee River."

State Motto: In God we Trust.

State Name: The Sunshine State

Governor and Commissioner

10 Mar - 31 Dec 1821 Andrew Jackson ............................. 1767-1845 Mil

Governors

17 Apr 1822 - 24 Apr 1834 William Pope Duval ......................... 1784-1854 D

24 Apr 1834 - 16 Mar 1836 John Henry Eaton ........................... 1790-1856 D

16 Mar 1836 - 02 Dec 1839 Richard Keith Call (1st Time) .............. 1792-1862 W

02 Dec 1839 - 19 Mar 1841 Robert Raymond Reid ........................ 1789-1841 D

19 Mar 1841 - 11 Aug 1844 Richard Keith Call (2nd Time)

11 Aug 1844 - 25 Jun 1845 John Branch ................................ 1782-1863 R

25 Jun 1845 - 01 Oct 1849 William Dunn Moseley ....................... 1795-1863 D

01 Oct 1849 - 03 Oct 1853 Thomas Brown ............................... 1785-1867 W

03 Oct 1853 - 05 Oct 1857 James Emilius Broone ....................... 1808-1883 D

05 Oct 1857 - 07 Oct 1861 Madison Starke Perry ....................... 1814-1865 D

07 Oct 1861 - 01 Apr 1865 John Milton ................................ 1807-1865 D

01 Apr - 19 May 1865 Abraham Kurkindolle Allison ................ 1810-1893 D

(acting)

19 May - 27 Jun 1865 Edward Moody McCook ........................ 1833-1909 Mil

(Military governor)

27 Jun - 13 Jul 1865 John Newton ................................ 1822-1895 Mil

(acting, Military governor)

13 Jul - 20 Dec 1865 William Marvin ............................. 1808-1902

(Provisional)

20 Dec 1865 - 04 Jul 1868 David Shelby Walker ........................ 1806-1891 D

04 Jul 1868 - 07 Jan 1873 Harrison Reid .............................. 1813-1899 R

07 Jan 1873 - 18 Mar 1874 Ossian Bingley Hart ........................ 1821-1874 R

18 Mar 1874 - 02 Jan 1877 Marcellus Lovejoy Stearns .................. 1839-1891 R

02 Jan 1877 - 04 Jan 1881 George Franklin Drew ....................... 1827-1900 D

04 Jan 1881 - 07 Jan 1885 William Dunnington Bloxham ................. 1835-1911 D

(1st Time)

07 Jan 1885 - 08 Jan 1889 Edward Aylesworth Perry .................... 1831-1889 D

08 Jan 1889 - 03 Jan 1893 Francis Philip Fleming ..................... 1841-1908 D

03 Jan 1893 - 05 Jan 1897 Henry Laurents Mitchell .................... 1831-1903 D

05 Jan 1897 - 08 Jan 1901 William Dunnington Bloxham

(2nd Time)

08 Jan 1901 - 03 Jan 1905 William Sherman Jennings ................... 1863-1920 D

03 Jan 1905 - 05 Jan 1909 Napoleon Bonaparte Broward ................. 1857-1910 D

05 Jan 1909 - 07 Jan 1913 Albert Waller Gilchrist .................... 1858-1926 D

07 Jan 1913 - 02 Jan 1917 Parlk Trammell ............................. 1876-1936 D

02 Jan 1917 - 04 Jan 1921 Sidney Johnston Catts ...................... 1863-1936 D

04 Jan 1921 - 06 Jan 1925 Cary Augustus Hardee ....................... 1876-1957 D

06 Jan 1925 - 08 Jan 1929 John Wellborn Martin ....................... 1884-1958 D

08 Jan 1929 - 03 Jan 1933 Doyle Elam Carlton ......................... 1887-1972 D

03 Jan 1933 - 05 Jan 1937 David Schultz .............................. 1891-1953 D

05 Jan 1937 - 07 Jan 1941 Frederick Preston Cone ..................... 1871-1948 D

07 Jan 1941 - 02 Jan 1945 Spesspard Lindsay Holland .................. 1892-1971 D

02 Jan 1945 - 04 Jan 1949 Millard Fillmore Caldwell .................. 1897-1984 D

04 Jan 1949 - 06 Jan 1953 Fuller Warren .............................. 1905-1973 D

06 Jan - 28 Sep 1953 Daniel Thomas McCarthy ..................... 1912-1953 D

28 Sep 1953 - 05 Jan 1955 Charley Eugene Johns ....................... 1905-1990 D

05 Jan 1955 - 03 Jan 1961 LeRoy Collins .............................. 1909-1991 D

03 Jan 1961 - 05 Jan 1965 Cecill Farris Bryant ....................... 1914-2002 D

05 Jan 1965 - 03 Jan 1967 William Haydon Burns ....................... 1912-1987 D

03 Jan 1967 - 05 Jan 1971 Claude Roy Kirk Jr ......................... 1926-2011 R

05 Jan 1971 - 02 Jan 1979 Reubin O'Donovan Askew ..................... 1928-2014 D

02 Jan 1979 - 03 Jan 1987 Daniel Robert Graham ....................... 1936- D

03 Jan - 07 Jan 1987 John Wayn Mixson ........................... 1922- D

07 Jan 1987 - 08 Jan 1991 Robert Martinez ............................ 1934- R

08 Jan 1991 - 12 Dec 1998 Lawton Mainor Chiles Jr .................... 1930-1998 D

12 Dec 1998 - 05 Jan 1999 Kenneth Hood MacKay ........................ 1933- D

05 Jan 1999 - 02 Jan 2007 John Ellis "Jeb" Bush ...................... 1953- R

02 Jan 2007 - 04 Jan 2011 Charles Joseph Crist ....................... 1956- R

(Independent from 29 Apr 2010)

04 Jan 2011 - Rick L. Scott .............................. 1952- R

 

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Georgia

09 Jun 1732 British colony of South Georgia

08 May 1777 State of Georgia

02 Jan 1788 U.S State of Georgia

19 Jan 1861 - 1865 In secession from US, founder of the Confederacy

15 Jul 1870 Re-admitted to the U.S

Capital: Atlanta

Language: English

Religion: Baptist, Protestant

State Anthem: "Georgia on My Mind"

State Motto: Wisdom, justice and moderation.

State Emblem:

Governors

08 May 1777 - 10 Jan 1778 John Adam Treutlen ......................... 1726-1782

10 Jan 1778 - 21 Jan 1779 John Houstoun (1st Time) ................... 1744-1796

21 Jan - 27 Jul 1779 William Glascock ........................... 1730-1793

(acting)

27 Jul - 06 Aug 1779 Seth John Cuthbert ......................... 1741-1788

(acting)

06 Aug - 03 Nov 1779 John Wereat ................................ 1730-1799

04 Nov 1779 - 04 Jan 1780 George Walton (1st Time) ................... 1750-1804

04 Jan - 16 Feb 1780 Richard Howley ............................. 1740-1784

16 Feb - 18 Feb 1780 Humphrey Wells

(acting)

18 Feb 1780 - 18 Aug 1781 Stephan Heard .............................. 1740-1815

18 Aug 1781 - 03 Jan 1782 Nathan Brownson ............................ 1741-1796

03 Jan 1782 - 08 Jan 1783 John Martin ................................ 1730-1786

08 Jan 1783 - 09 Jan 1784 Lyman Hall ................................. 1724-1790

09 Jan 1984 - 06 Jan 1785 John Houstoun (2nd Time)

06 Jan 1785 - 09 Jan 1786 Samuel Elbert .............................. 1740-1788

09 Jan 1786 - 09 Jan 1787 Edward Telfair (1st Time) .................. 1735-1807

09 Jan 1787 - 09 Jan 1788 George Mathews (1st Time) .................. 1739-1812

09 Jan 1788 - 07 Jan 1789 George Handley ............................. 1752-1793

07 Jan - 09 Nov 1789 George Walton (2nd Time)

09 Nov 1789 - 08 Jan 1793 Edward Telfair (2nd Time)

08 Jan 1793 - 15 Jan 1796 George Mathews (2nd Time)

15 Jan 1796 - 12 Jan 1798 Jared Irwin (1st Time) ..................... 1751-1818

12 Jan 1798 - 03 Mar 1801 James Jackson .............................. 1757-1806

03 Mar - 07 Nov 1801 David Emanuel .............................. 1744-1810

07 Nov 1801 - 04 Nov 1802 Josiah Tattle .............................. 1765-1803

04 Nov 1802 - 23 Sep 1806 John Milledge .............................. 1757-1818

23 Sep 1806 - 10 Nov 1809 Jared Irwin (2nd Time)

10 Nov 1809 - 05 Nov 1813 David Brydie Mitchell (1st Time) ........... 1766-1837

05 Nov 1813 - 20 Nov 1815 Peter Early ................................ 1773-1817

20 Nov 1815 - 04 Mar 1817 David Brydie Mitchell (2nd Time)

04 Mar 1817 - 24 Oct 1819 William Rabun .............................. 1771-1819

24 Oct - 05 Nov 1819 Mathew Talbot .............................. 1767-1827

05 Nov 1819 - 07 Nov 1823 John Clark ................................. 1766-1832

07 Nov 1823 - 07 Nov 1827 George Michael Troup ....................... 1780-1856

07 Nov 1827 - 04 Mar 1829 John Forsyth ............................... 1780-1841

04 Mar 1829 - 09 Nov 1831 George Rockingham Gilmer (1st Time) ........ 1790-1859

09 Nov 1831 - 04 Nov 1835 Wilson Lumpkin ............................. 1783-1870

04 Nov 1835 - 07 Nov 1837 William Schley ............................. 1786-1858

07 Nov 1837 - 06 Nov 1839 George Rockingham Gilmer (2nd Time)

06 Nov 1839 - 08 Nov 1843 Charles James McDonald ..................... 1793-1860 D

08 Nov 1843 - 03 Nov 1847 George Walker Crawford ..................... 1798-1872

03 Nov 1847 - 05 Nov 1851 George Washington Bonaparte Towns .......... 1802-1854

05 Nov 1851 - 09 Nov 1853 Howell Cobb ................................ 1815-1868

09 Nov 1853 - 06 Nov 1857 Herschel Vespasian Johnson ................. 1812-1880

06 Nov 1857 - 17 Jun 1865 Joseph Emerson Brown ....................... 1821-1894

17 Jun - 14 Dec 1865 James Johnson .............................. 1811-1891 D

(Provisional)

27 Jun - 10 Dec 1865 James D, Steedman .......................... 1817-1883 Mil

(military governor)

14 Dec 1865 - 10 Jan 1868 Charles Jones Jenkins ...................... 1805-1883

30 Mar 1867 - 01 Jan 1868 John Pope .................................. 1822-1892 Mil

(Military governor)

10 Jan - 13 Jul 1868 George G. Meade ............................ 1815-1872 Mil

(US military governor)

13 Jul - 04 Jul 1868 Thomas H. Ruger ............................ 1833-1907 Mil

(1st Time, acting)

04 Jun 1868 - 30 Oct 1871 Rufus Brown Bullock ........................ 1834-1907 R

22 Dec 1869 - 15 Jul 1870 Alfred H. Terry ............................ 1827-1890 Mil

(Military governor)

30 Oct 1871 - 12 Jan 1872 Benjamin F. Conley ......................... 1815-1886

(acting)

12 Jan 1872 - 12 Jan 1877 James Milton Smith ......................... 1823-1890 D

12 Jan 1877 - 04 Nov 1882 Alfred Holt Colquitt ....................... 1824-1894 D

04 Nov 1882 - 05 Mar 1883 Alexander Hamilton Stephens ................ 1812-1883

05 Mar - 10 May 1883 James S. Boynton ........................... 1833-1902 D

(acting)

10 May 1883 - 09 Nov 1886 Henry Dickson McDaniel ..................... 1836-1926 D

09 Nov 1886 - 08 Nov 1890 John Brown Gordon .......................... 1832-1904 D

08 Nov 1890 - 27 Oct 1894 William Jonathon Northen ................... 1835-1913 D

27 Oct 1894 - 29 Oct 1898 William Yates Atkinson ..................... 1854-1899 D

29 Oct 1898 - 25 Oct 1902 Allan Daniel Candler ....................... 1834-1910 D

25 Oct 1902 - 29 Jun 1907 Joseph Meriwether Terrell .................. 1861-1932 D

29 Jun 1907 - 26 Jun 1909 Michael Hoke Smith (1st Time) .............. 1855-1931 D

26 Jun 1909 - 30 Jun 1911 Joseph Mackey Brown (1st Time) ............. 1851-1932 D

01 Jul - 16 Nov 1911 Michael Hoke Smith (2nd Time)

16 Nov 1911 - 25 Jan 1912 John Marshall Slaton (1st Time) ............ 1866-1955 D

25 Jan 1912 - 28 Jun 1913 Joseph Mackey Brown (2nd Time)

28 Jun 1913 - 26 Jun 1915 John Marshall Slaton (2nd Time)

26 Jun 1915 - 30 Jun 1917 Nathaniel Edwin Harris ..................... 1846-1929 D

01 Jul 1917 - 25 Jun 1921 Hugh Manson Dorsey ......................... 1871-1948 D

25 Jun 1921 - 30 Jun 1923 Thomas William Hardwick .................... 1872-1949 D

01 Jul 1923 - 25 Jun 1927 Clifford M. Walker ......................... 1877-1954 D

25 Jun 1927 - 27 Jun 1931 Lamartine Griffin Hardman .................. 1856-1937 D

27 Jun 1931 - 10 Jan 1933 Richard Brevard Russel ..................... 1897-1971 D

10 Jan 1933 - 12 Jan 1937 Eugene Talmadge (1st Time) ................. 1884-1946 D

12 Jan 1937 - 14 Jan 1941 Eurith Dickinson Rivers .................... 1895-1967 D

14 Jan 1941 - 12 Jan 1943 Eugene Talmadge (2nd Time)

12 Jan 1943 - 14 Jan 1947 Ellis Gibbs Arnall ......................... 1907-1992 D

14 Jan - 18 Mar 1947 Herman Eugene Talmadge ..................... 1913-2002 D

18 Mar 1947 - 17 Nov 1948 Melvin E. Thompson ......................... 1903-1980 D

17 Nov 1948 - 11 Jan 1955 Herman Eugene Talmadge (2nd Time)

11 Jun 1955 - 13 Jan 1959 Sameul Marvin Griffin ...................... 1907-1982 D

13 Jan 1959 - 15 Jan 1963 Samuel Ernest Vandiver Jr .................. 1918-2005 D

15 Jan 1963 - 11 Jan 1967 Carl Edward Sanders ........................ 1925-2014 D

11 Jan 1967 - 12 Jan 1971 Lester Garfield Maddox ..................... 1915-2003 D

12 Jan 1971 - 14 Jan 1975 James Earl Carter .......................... 1924- D

14 Jan 1975 - 11 Jan 1983 George Dekl Busbee ......................... 1927-2004 D

11 Jan 1983 - 13 Jan 1991 Joe Frank Harris ........................... 1936- D

13 Jan 1991 - 11 Jan 1999 Zell Bryan Miller .......................... 1932- D

11 Jan 1999 - 13 Jan 2003 Roy Eugene Barnes .......................... 1948- D

13 Jan 2003 - 11 Jan 2011 George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue III ............ 1946- R

11 Jan 2011 - John Nathan Deal ........................... 1942- R

 

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Kentucky

23 May 1775 - 31 Dec 1776 Provisional government of Transylvania

(not recognised by Virginia)

31 Dec 1776 Part of Virginia

01 Jun 1792 Commonwealth of Kentucky

20 Nov 1861 - 10 May 1865 Secession from US, part of the Confederacy

Capital: Frankfort.

Language: English.

Religion: Baptist, Protestant.

State Anthem: "My Old Kentucky Home".

State Motto: United we stand, divided we fall.

State Emblem:

President of Provisional Government

23 May 1775 - 31 Dec 1776 Richard Henderson

Governors

04 Jun 1792 - 07 Jun 1796 Isaac Shelby (1st time)

07 Jun 1796 - 05 Sep 1804 James Garrard

05 Sep 1804 - 01 Sep 1808 Christopher Greenup

01 Sep 1808 - 24 Aug 1812 Charles Scott

24 Aug 1812 - 05 Sep 1816 Isaac Shelby (2nd time)

05 Sep 1816 - 19 Oct 1816 George Madison

19 Oct 1816 - 07 Sep 1820 Gabriel Slaughter

07 Sep 1820 - 24 Aug 1824 John Adair

24 Aug 1824 - 26 Aug 1828 Joseph Desha

26 Aug 1828 - 04 Sep 1832 Thomas Metcalfe

04 Sep 1832 - 22 Feb 1834 John Breathitt

22 Feb 1834 - 30 Aug 1836 James Turner Morehead

30 Aug 1836 - 12 Sep 1839 James Clark

12 Sep 1839 - 02 Sep 1840 Charles Anderson Wickliffe

02 Sep 1840 - 04 Sep 1844 Robert Perkins Letcher

04 Sep 1844 - 06 Sep 1848 William Owsley

06 Sep 1848 - 31 Jul 1850 John Jordan Crittenden

31 Jul 1850 - 02 Sep 1851 John LaRue Helm (1st time)

02 Sep 1851 - 04 Sep 1855 Lazarus Whitehead Powell

04 Sep 1855 - 30 Aug 1859 Charles Slaughter Morehead

30 Aug 1859 - 18 Aug 1862 Beriah Magoffin

20 Nov 1861 - 09 Apr 1862 George W. Johnson

(Confederate provisional governor)

18 Aug 1862 - 01 Sep 1863 James Fisher Robinson

04 Oct 1862 - 09 Apr 1865 Richard Hawes

(Confederate provisional governor)

01 Sep 1863 - 03 Sep 1867 Thomas Elliot Bramlette

18 Feb - 21 Jun 1865 John M. Palmer (1st time)

(U.S. military govenor)

21 Jun - 27 Jun 1865 Edward Henry Hobson

(U.S. military govenor)

27 Jun 1865 - 13 Apr 1866 John M. Palmer (2nd time)

(U.S. military govenor)

13 Apr - 05 Jun 1866 Jefferson Columbus Davis

(military govenor)

03 Sep 1867 - 08 Sep 1867 John LaRue Helm (2nd time)

08 Sep 1867 - 05 Sep 1871 John White Stevenson

05 Sep 1871 - 31 Aug 1875 Preston Hopkins Leslie

31 Aug 1875 - 02 Sep 1879 James Bolivar McCreary (1st time)

02 Sep 1879 - 05 Sep 1883 Luke Pryor Blackburn

05 Sep 1883 - 30 Aug 1887 James Proctor Knott

30 Aug 1887 - 02 Sep 1891 Simon Bolivar Buckner

02 Sep 1891 - 10 Dec 1895 John Young Brown

10 Dec 1895 - 12 Dec 1899 William O'Connell Bradley

12 Dec 1899 - 31 Jan 1900 William Sylvester Taylor

31 Jan 1900 - 03 Feb 1900 William Justus Goebel

03 Feb 1900 - 10 Dec 1907 John Crepps Wickliffe Beckham

10 Dec 1907 - 12 Dec 1911 Augustus Everett Willson

12 Dec 1911 - 07 Dec 1915 James Bennett McCreary (2nd time)

07 Dec 1915 - 19 May 1919 Augustus Owsley Stanley

19 May 1919 - 09 Dec 1919 James Dixon Black

09 Dec 1919 - 11 Dec 1923 Edwin Porch Morrow

11 Dec 1923 - 13 Dec 1927 William Jason Fields

13 Dec 1927 - 08 Dec 1931 Flem Davis Sampson

08 Dec 1931 - 10 Dec 1935 Ruby Laffoon

10 Dec 1935 - 12 Dec 1939 Albert Benjamin Chandler (1st time)

12 Dec 1939 - 07 Dec 1943 Keen Johnson

07 Dec 1943 - 09 Dec 1947 Simeon Slavens Willis ...................... 1879-1965 R

09 Dec 1947 - 27 Nov 1950 Earle Chester Clements ..................... 1896-1985 D

27 Nov 1950 - 13 Dec 1955 Lawrence Winchester Wetherby ............... 1908-1994 D

13 Dec 1955 - 08 Dec 1959 Albert Benjamin Chandler (2nd time)

08 Dec 1959 - 10 Dec 1963 Bertram Thomas Combs ....................... 1911-1991 D

10 Dec 1963 - 12 Dec 1967 Edward Thompson Breathitt .................. 1924-2003 D

12 Dec 1967 - 07 Dec 1971 Louie Broady Nunn .......................... 1924-2004 R

07 Dec 1971 - 09 Dec 1975 Wendell Hampton Ford ....................... 1924-2015 D

09 Dec 1975 - 11 Dec 1979 Julian Morton Carroll ...................... 1931- D

11 Dec 1979 - 13 Dec 1983 John Young Brown, Jr. ...................... 1933- D

13 Dec 1983 - 08 Dec 1987 Martha Layne Collins ....................... 1936- D

08 Dec 1987 - 10 Dec 1991 Wallace Glenn Wilkinson .................... 1941-2002 D

10 Dec 1991 - 12 Dec 1995 Brereton Chandler Jones .................... 1939- D

12 Dec 1995 - 09 Dec 2003 Paul Edward Patton ......................... 1937- D

09 Dec 2003 - 11 Dec 2007 Ernest Lee Fletcher ........................ 1952- R

11 Dec 2007 - 08 Dec 2015 Steve Lynn Beshear ......................... 1944- D

08 Dec 2015 - Matthew Griswold Bevin ..................... 1967- R

 

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Louisiana

20 Jan 1685 - 08 Dec 1699 Claimed for France

08 Dec 1699 - 03 Nov 1762 French colony, Part of Nouvelle-France

03 Nov 1762 Ceded to Spain by France, Spanish administration

from 05 Mar 1766, subordinated to Cuba

01 Oct 1800 Spain secretly returns Louisiana to France by Treaty of Idelfonso

21 Mar 1801 Retured to France

30 Apr 1803 Sold to U.S by France (U.S assumes sovereignty 20 Dec 1803)

01 Oct 1804 Louisiana divided into the Orleans and Louisiana territories

30 Apr 1812 State of Louisiana

26 Jan 1861 - 10 May 1865 In secession from U.S,

founding member of Confederate States of America

28 Apr 1862 New Orleans occupied by the Union army

25 Jul 1864 Secession revoked (only in Union occupied territory)

09 Jul 1868 Readmitted into the United States

Capital: Baton Rouge.

Language: English, French Creol, Spanish.

Religion: Baptist, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "Give Me Louisiana."

State Motto: Union, Justice and Confidence.

State Emblem: Pelican.

Governors

20 Dec 1803 - 16 Dec 1816 William Charles Coles Claiborne

16 Dec 1816 - 17 Dec 1820 Jacques Philipps Villere

18 Dec 1820 - 15 Nov 1824 Thomas Bolling Robertson

15 Nov - 13 Dec 1824 Henri Schuyler Thibodeaux

13 Dec 1824 - 15 Dec 1828 Henry Johnson

15 Dec 1828 - 06 Oct 1829 Pierre Auguste Charles Bourgignon Derbigny

06 Oct 1829 - 14 Jan 1830 Armand Julie Beauvais

14 Jan 1830 - 31 Jan 1831 Jacques Dupre

01 Feb 1831 - 04 Feb 1835 Andre Bienvenu Roman (1st Time)

04 Feb 1835 - 04 Feb 1839 Edward Douglas White

04 Feb 1839 - 30 Jan 1843 Andre Bienvenu Roman (2nd Time)

30 Jan 1843 - 11 Feb 1846 Alexander Mouton

11 Feb 1846 - 27 Jan 1850 Isaac Johnson

27 Jan 1850 - 15 Jan 1853 Joseph Marshall Walker

18 Jan 1853 - 21 Jan 1856 Paul Octave Hebert

21 Jan 1856 - 22 Jan 1860 Robert Charles Wickliffe

22 Jan 1860 - 25 Jan 1864 Thomas Overton Moore

(Confederate governor)

02 Jul 1862 - 04 Mar 1864 George Foster Shepley

(US military governor)

04 Mar 1864 - 04 Mar 1865 Michael Georg Decker Hahn

(US military governor)

04 Mar 1865 - 03 Jun 1867 James Madison Wells

03 Jan 1867 - 08 Jan 1868 Benjamin Flanders

08 Jan - 27 Jun 1868 Joshua Baker

27 Jun 1868 - 11 Dec 1872 Henry Clay Warmoth

11 Dec 1872 - 13 Jan 1873 Pinckey Benton Steward Pinchback

13 Jan 1873 - 05 Jan 1877 William Pitt Kellogg

05 Jan 1877 - 13 Jan 1880 Francis Tillou Nicholls (1st Time)

14 Jan 1880 - 16 Oct 1881 Louis Alfred Wiltz

16 Oct 1881 - 20 May 1888 Samuel Douglas McEnery

20 May 1888 - 10 May 1892 Francis Tillou Nicholls (2nd Time)

10 May 1892 - 08 May 1900 Murphy James Foster

08 May 1900 - 10 May 1904 William Wright Heard

10 May 1904 - 12 May 1908 Newton Crain Blanchard

12 May 1908 - 14 May 1912 Jared Young Sanders

14 May 1912 - 09 May 1916 Luther Egbert Hall

09 May 1916 - 11 May 1920 Ruffin Golson Pleasant

11 May 1920 - 13 May 1924 John Milliken Parker

13 May 1924 - 11 Oct 1926 Henry Fuqua

11 Oct 1926 - 21 May 1928 Oramel Hinckley Simpson

21 May 1928 - 25 Jan 1932 Huey Pierce Long Jr

25 Jan - 10 May 1932 Alvin Olin King

10 May 1932 - 28 Jan 1936 Oscar Kelly Allen

28 Jan - 12 May 1936 James Albert Noe

12 May 1936 - 26 Jun 1939 Richard Webster Leche

26 Jun 1939 - 14 May 1940 Earl Kemp Long ............................. 1895-1960 D

14 May 1940 - 09 May 1944 Samuel Houston Jones ....................... 1897-1978 D

09 May 1944 - 11 May 1948 James Houston Davis ........................ 1899-2000 D

11 May 1948 - 13 May 1952 Earl Kemp Long (2nd Time)

13 May 1952 - 08 May 1956 Robert Floyd Kennan ........................ 1902-1988 D

08 May 1956 - 10 May 1960 Earl Kemp Long (3rd Time)

10 May 1960 - 12 May 1964 James Houston Davis (2nd Time)

12 May 1964 - 09 May 1972 John Julian McKeithen ...................... 1918-1999 D

09 May 1972 - 10 Mar 1980 Edwin Washington Edwards ................... 1927- D

10 Mar 1980 - 12 Mar 1984 David Conner Treen ......................... 1928-2009 R

12 Mar 1984 - 14 Mar 1988 Edwin Washington Edwards (2nd Time)

14 Mar 1988 - 08 Jan 1992 Charles Elson Roemer III ................... 1943- D

08 Jan 1992 - 08 Jan 1996 Edwin Washington Edwards (3rd Time)

08 Jan 1996 - 12 Jan 2004 Michael James Foster Jr .................... 1930- R

12 Jan 2004 - 14 Jan 2008 Kathleen Babineaux Blanco .................. 1942- D

14 Jan 2008 - 11 Jan 2016 Piyush "Bobby" Jindal ...................... 1971- R

11 Jan 2016 - John Bel Edwards ........................... 1966- D

 

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Mississippi

07 Apr 1798 Territory

10 Dec 1817 State of Mississippi

09 Jan 1861 - 10 Jan 1865 Secession from US part of the Confederate States of America

23 Feb 1870 State of Mississippi

Capital: Jackson.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant, Baptist, Methodist.

State Anthem: "Go Mississippi."

State Motto: By valor and arms.

State Emblem:

Governors

07 May 1798 - 25 May 1801 Winthrop Sargent ........................... 1753-1820

25 May 1801 - 01 Mar 1805 William Charles Coles Claiborne ............ 1775-1817

01 Mar 1805 - 07 Mar 1809 Robert Williams ............................ 1773-1855

07 Mar 1809 - 05 Jan 1820 David Holmes (1st Time) .................... 1769-1832

05 Jan 1820 - 07 Jan 1822 George Poindexter .......................... 1779-1835

07 Jan 1822 - 17 Nov 1825 Walter Leaker .............................. 1762-1825

17 Nov 1825 - 07 Jan 1826 Gerard Chittocque Brandon (1st Time) ....... 1788-1850

07 Jan - 25 Jul 1826 David Holmes (2nd Time)

25 Jul 1826 - 09 Jan 1832 Gerard Chittocque Brandon (2nd Time)

09 Jan 1832 - 12 Jul 1833 Abram Marshall Scott ....................... 1785-1833 D

12 Jul - 20 Nov 1833 Charles Lynch (1st Time) ................... 1783-1853 D

20 Nov 1833 - 03 Dec 1835 Hiram George Runnels ....................... 1796-1857 D

03 Dec 1835 - 07 Jan 1836 John Anthony Quitman (1st Time) ............ 1798-1858

07 Jan 1836 - 08 Jan 1838 Charles Lynch (2nd Time)

08 Jan 1838 - 10 Jan 1842 Alexander Gallatin McNutt .................. 1802-1848 D

10 Jan 1842 - 10 Jan 1844 Tilgham Mayfield Tucker .................... 1802-1859 D

10 Jan 1844 - 10 Jan 1848 Albert Gallatin Brown ...................... 1813-1880 D

10 Jan 1848 - 10 Jan 1850 Joseph Warren Mathews ...................... 1812-1862 D

10 Jan 1850 - 03 Feb 1851 John Anthony Quitman (2nd Time)

03 Feb - 24 Nov 1851 John Isaac Guion ........................... 1802-1855 D

(acting)

24 Nov 1851 - 10 Jan 1852 James Whitfield ............................ 1791-1875 D

(acting)

10 Jan 1852 - 05 Jan 1854 Henry Stuart Foote ......................... 1804-1880 D

10 Jan 1854 - 16 Nov 1857 John Jones McRae ........................... 1815-1861 D

16 Nov 1857 - 21 Nov 1859 William McWillie ........................... 1795-1869

21 Nov 1859 - 16 Nov 1863 John Jones Pettus .......................... 1813-1867 D

16 Nov 1863 - 13 Jun 1865 Charles Clark .............................. 1810-1877 D

16 Oct 1865 - 15 Jun 1868 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys ................... 1808-1882

1867 - 1868 Alvan Cullen Gillem

(U.S military governor)

15 Jun 1868 - 10 Mar 1870 Adelbert Ames .............................. 1835-1933 Mil

(1st Time, U.S military governor)

10 Mar 1870 - 30 Nov 1871 James Lusk Alcorn .......................... 1816-1894 R

01 Dec 1871 - 04 Jan 1874 Ridgley Ceylon Powers ...................... 1836-1912 R

04 Jan 1874 - 04 Jan 1876 Adelbert Ames (2nd Time)

04 Jan 1876 - 09 Jan 1882 John Marshall Stone (1st Time) ............. 1830-1900 D

09 Jan 1882 - 13 Jan 1890 Robert Lowry ............................... 1830-1910 D

13 Jan 1890 - 20 Jan 1896 John Marshall Stone (2nd Time)

20 Jan 1896 - 16 Jan 1900 Anselm Joseph McLauren ..................... 1848-1909 D

16 Jan 1900 - 19 Jan 1904 Andrew Houston Longino ..................... 1854-1942 D

19 Jan 1904 - 21 Jan 1908 James Kimble Vardaman ...................... 1861-1930 D

21 Jan 1908 - 16 Jan 1912 Edmund Favor Noel .......................... 1856-1927 D

16 Jan 1912 - 18 Jan 1916 Earl LeRoy Brewer .......................... 1869-1942 D

18 Jan 1916 - 18 Jan 1920 Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (1st Time) .......... 1877-1947 D

18 Jan 1920 - 18 Jan 1924 Lee Maurice Russell ........................ 1875-1943 D

18 Jan 1924 - 18 Mar 1927 Henry Lewis Whifield ....................... 1868-1927 D

18 Mar 1927 - 16 Jan 1928 Herron Dennis Murphree (1st Time) .......... 1886-1949 D

16 Jan 1928 - 19 Jan 1932 Theodore Gilmore Bilbo (2nd Time)

19 Jan 1932 - 21 Jan 1936 Martin Sennett Conner ...................... 1891-1950 D

21 Jan 1936 - 16 Jan 1940 Hugh Lawson White (1st Time) ............... 1881-1965 D

16 Jan 1940 - 26 Dec 1943 Paul Burney Johnson ........................ 1880-1943 D

26 Dec 1943 - 18 Jan 1944 Herron Dennis Murphree (2nd Time)

18 Jan 1944 - 02 Nov 1946 Thomas Lowry Bailey ........................ 1888-1946 D

02 Nov 1946 - 22 Jan 1952 Fielding Lewis Wright ...................... 1895-1956 D

22 Jan 1952 - 17 Jan 1956 Hugh Lawson White (2nd Time)

17 Jan 1956 - 19 Jan 1960 James Pleman Coleman ....................... 1914-1991 D

19 Jan 1960 - 21 Jan 1964 Ross Robert Barnett ........................ 1898-1987 D

21 Jan 1964 - 16 Jan 1968 Paul Burney Johnson Jr. .................... 1916-1985 D

16 Jan 1968 - 18 Jan 1972 John Bell Williams ......................... 1918-1983 D

18 Jan 1972 - 20 Jan 1976 William Lowe Waller ........................ 1926-2011 D

20 Jan 1976 - 22 Jan 1980 Charles Clifton Finch ...................... 1927-1986 D

22 Jan 1980 - 10 Jan 1984 William Forrest Winter ..................... 1923- D

10 Jan 1984 - 12 Jan 1988 William A. Allain .......................... 1928-2013 D

12 Jan 1988 - 14 Jan 1992 Raymond Edwin Mabus ........................ 1948- D

14 Jan 1992 - 11 Jan 2000 Daniel Kirkwood Fordice .................... 1934-2004 R

11 Jan 2000 - 13 Jan 2004 David Ronald Musgrove ...................... 1956- D

13 Jan 2004 - 10 Jan 2012 Haley Reeves Barbour ....................... 1947- R

10 Jan 2012 - Philip Bryant .............................. 1954- R

 

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North Carolina

17 Aug 1585 - Aug 1590 English settlement on Roanoke island

30 Oct 1629 Carolina territory granted to Sir Robert Heath,

by Royal decree, but not settled

03 Apr 1663 English proprietary colony, named Albemarle province

10 Jul 1665 - 05 Aug 1729 Proprietry colony of Carolina (North and South Carolina,

Georgia, and Florida to New Smyrna Beach)

1712 Formal division into North and South Carolina

05 Aug 1729 North Carolina a Crown colony

08 Mar 1731 Province of North Carolina

04 Jul 1776 North Carolina a state

14 Dec 1784 - 01 Mar 1788 State of Franklin declared in western North Carolina (not recognised)

21 Nov 1789 State of the United States

20 May 1861 Secession from the U.S and accession to the Confederacy

04 Jul 1868 Readmitted to the Union

 

 

Capital: Raleigh.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant, Baptist.

State Anthem: "The old North State."

State Motto: To be rather than to seem.

State Emblem: Carolina Lily.

 

Presidents of the Provicial Congress

21 Aug - 10 Sep 1775 Samuel Johnstone (1st Time)

10 Sep 1775 - 04 Apr 1776 Cornelius Harnett

04 Apr - 14 May 1776 Samuel Johnstone (2nd Time)

Presidents of the Council of Safety

05 Jun - 21 Aug 1776 Cornelius Harnett

21 Aug - 27 Sep 1776 Samuel Ashe

27 Sep - 12 Nov 1776 William Jones

President of the Provissional Congress

12 Nov - 23 Dec 1776 Richard Caswell

Governors

23 Dec 1776 - 21 Apr 1780 Richard Caswell

21 Apr 1780 - 26 Jun 1781 Abner Nash

26 Jun 1781 - 25 Apr 1782 Thomas Burke

25 Apr 1782 - 13 May 1785 Alexander Martin

(1st Time)

13 May 1785 - 20 Dec 1787 Richard Caswell

20 Dec 1787 - 17 Dec 1789 Samuel Johnson

17 Dec 1789 - 14 Dec 1792 Alexander Martin

(2nd Time)

14 Dec 1792 - 19 Nov 1795 Richard Dobbs Spaight

19 Nov 1795 - 07 Dec 1798 Samuel Ashe

07 Dec 1798 - 23 Nov 1799 William Richardson Davie

23 Nov 1799 - 06 Dec 1802 Benjamin Williams

(1st Time)

06 Dec 1802 - 10 Dec 1805 James Turner

10 Dec 1805 - 01 Dec 1807 Nathaniel Williams

01 Dec 1807 - 12 Dec 1808 Benjamin Williams

(2nd Time)

12 Dec 1808 - 01 Dec 1810 David Stone

01 Dec 1810 - 11 Dec 1811 Benjamin Smith

11 Dec 1811 - 29 Nov 1814 William Hawkins

29 Nov 1814 - 03 Dec 1817 William Miller

03 Dec 1817 - 07 Dec 1820 John Branch

07 Dec 1820 - 01 Dec 1821 Jesse Franklin

01 Dec 1821 - 07 Dec 1824 Gabriel Holmes

07 Dec 1824 - 08 Dec 1827 Hutchings Gordon Burton

08 Dec 1827 - 12 Dec 1828 James Iredell

12 Dec 1828 - 18 Dec 1830 John Owen

18 Dec 1830 - 06 Dec 1832 Montfort Stokes

06 Dec 1832 - 10 Dec 1835 David Lowry Swain

10 Dec 1835 - 31 Dec 1836 Richard Dobbs Spraight Jr

01 Jan 1837 - 31 Dec 1840 Edward Bishop Dudley

01 Jan 1841 - 31 Dec 1844 John Morehead

01 Jan 1845 - 31 Dec 1848 William Alexander Graham

01 Jan 1849 - 31 Dec 1850 Charles Manly

01 Jan 1851 - 06 Dec 1854 David Settle Reid

06 Dec - 31 Dec 1854 Warren Winslow

(acting)

01 Jan 1855 - 31 Dec 1858 Thomas Bragg

01 Jan 1859 - 07 Jul 1861 John Willis Ellis

07 Jul 1861 - 08 Sep 1862 Henry Toole Clark

08 Sep 1862 - 15 Jan 1863 Edward W Stanley

(US military governor)

15 Jan 1863 - 29 May 1865 Zebulen Baird Vance

(1st Time)

29 Jan - 15 Dec 1865 William Woods Holden

(1st Time, provisional)

15 Dec 1865 - 01 Jul 1868 Johnathan Worth

Mar - Aug 1867 Daniel E. Sickles

(military governor)

Sep 1867 - Aug 1868 Edward R.S Canby

(military governor)

01 Jul 1868 - 15 Dec 1870 William Woods Holden

(2nd Time)

15 Dec 1870 - 11 Jul 1874 Tod Robinson Caldwell

11 Jul 1874 - 31 Dec 1876 Curtis Hookes Brogden

01 Jan 1877 - 05 Feb 1879 Zebulen Baird Vance

(2nd Time)

05 Deb 1879 - 21 Jan 1885 Thomas Jordan Jarvis

21 Jan 1885 - 17 Jan 1889 Alfred Moore Scales

17 Jan 1889 - 07 Apr 1891 Daniel Gould Fowle

07 Apr 1891 - 18 Jan 1893 Thomas Michael Holt

18 Jan 1893 - 12 Jan 1897 Elias Carr

12 Jan 1897 - 15 Jan 1901 Daniel Lindsay Russell ..................... 1845-1908 R

15 Jan 1901 - 11 Jan 1905 Charles Brantley Aycock .................... 1859-1912 D

11 Jan 1905 - 12 Jan 1909 Robert Broadnax Glenn ...................... 1854-1920 D

12 Jan 1909 - 15 Jan 1913 Williams Walton Kitchin .................... 1866-1924 D

15 Jan 1913 - 11 Jan 1917 Locke Craig ................................ 1860-1925 D

11 Jan 1917 - 12 Jan 1921 Thomas Walter Bickett ...................... 1869-1921 D

12 Jan 1921 - 14 Jan 1925 Cameron A. Morrison ........................ 1869-1953 D

14 Jan 1925 - 11 Jan 1929 Angus Wilton McLean ........................ 1870-1935 D

11 Jan 1929 - 05 Jan 1933 Oliver Max Gardner ......................... 1882-1947 D

05 Jan 1933 - 07 Jan 1937 John Christopher Blucher Ehringhaus ........ 1882-1949 D

07 Jan 1937 - 09 Jan 1941 Clyde Roark Hoey ........................... 1877-1954 D

09 Jan 1941 - 04 Jan 1945 Joseph Melville Broughton .................. 1888-1949 D

04 Jan 1945 - 06 Jan 1949 Robert Gregory Cherry ...................... 1891-1957 D

06 Jan 1949 - 08 Jan 1953 William Kerr Scott ......................... 1896-1958 D

08 Jan 1953 - 07 Nov 1954 William Bradley Umstead .................... 1895-1954 D

07 Nov 1954 - 05 Jan 1961 Luther Hartwell Hodges ..................... 1898-1974 D

05 Jan 1961 - 08 Jan 1965 James Terry Sanford ........................ 1917-1998 D

08 Jan 1965 - 03 Jan 1969 Daniel Killian Moore ....................... 1906-1986 D

03 Jan 1969 - 05 Jan 1973 Robert Walter Scott ........................ 1929-2009 D

05 Jan 1973 - 08 Jan 1977 James Eubert Holshouser Jr. ................ 1934-2013 R

08 Jan 1977 - 05 Jan 1985 James Baxter Hunt Jr. ...................... 1937- D

(1st Time)

05 Jan 1985 - 09 Jan 1993 James Grubbs Martin ........................ 1935- R

09 Jan 1993 - 06 Jan 2001 James Baxter Hunt Jr.(2nd Time)

06 Jan 2001 - 10 Jan 2009 Michael Francis Easley ..................... 1950- D

10 Jan 2009 - 05 Jan 2013 Beverly Eaves Perdue ....................... 1947- D

05 Jun 2013 - 01 Jan 2017 Patrick Lloyd McCroy ....................... 1956- R

01 Jan 2017 - Roy Asberry Cooper III ..................... 1957- D

 

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Oklahoma

28 May 1830 - 02 May 1890 Indian Territory

02 May 1890 - 16 Nov 1907 Oklahoma Territory

16 Nov 1907 - State of Oklahoma

Capital: Oklahoma City.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant.

State Anthem: "Oklahoma"

State Motto: Labour conquers all things.

State Emblem:

Governors

02 May 1890 - 18 Oct 1891 George Washington Steele

18 Oct 1891 - 01 Feb 1892 Robert Martin

01 Feb 1892 - 07 May 1893 Abraham Jefferson Seay

07 May 1893 - 24 May 1897 William Cary Renfrow

24 May 1897 - 20 Apr 1901 Cassius McDonald Barnes

20 Apr - 30 Nov 1901 William Miller Jenkins

20 Nov - 09 Dec 1901 William C. Grimes

09 Dec 1901 - 06 Jan 1906 Thompson Benton Ferguson

06 Jan 1906 - 16 Nov 1907 Frank Frantz

16 Nov 1907 - 09 Jan 1911 Charles Nathaniel Haskell

09 Jan 1911 - 11 Jan 1915 Lee Cruce

11 Jan 1915 - 13 Jan 1919 Robert Lee Williams

13 Jan 1919 - 08 Jan 1923 James Brooks Ayers Robertson

08 Jan - 19 Nov 1923 John Callaway Walton

19 Nov 1923 - 10 Jan 1927 Martin Edwin Trapp

10 Jan 1927 - 20 Mar 1929 Henry Simpson Johnston

20 Mar 1929 - 01 Jan 1931 William Judson Holloway

01 Jan 1931 - 14 Jan 1935 William Henry Murray

14 Jan 1935 - 09 Jan 1939 Ernest Whitworth Marland

09 Jan 1939 - 11 Jan 1943 Leon Chase Phillips

11 Jan 1943 - 13 Jan 1947 Robert Samuel Kerr ......................... 1896-1963 D

13 Jan 1947 - 08 Jan 1951 Roy Joseph Turner .......................... 1894-1973 D

08 Jan 1951 - 10 Jan 1955 Johnston Murray ............................ 1902-1974 D

10 Jan 1955 - 12 Jan 1959 Raymond Dancel Gary ........................ 1908-1993 D

12 Jan 1959 - 14 Jan 1963 James Howard Edmondson ..................... 1925-1971 D

14 Jan 1963 - 09 Jan 1967 Henry Louis Bellmon ........................ 1921-2009 R

09 Jan 1967 - 11 Jan 1971 Dewey Follett Bartlett ..................... 1919-1978 R

11 Jan 1971 - 13 Jan 1975 David Hall ................................. 1930- D

13 Jan 1975 - 03 Jan 1979 David Lyle Boren ........................... 1941- D

03 Jan 1979 - 12 Jan 1987 George Patterson Nigh ...................... 1927- D

12 Jan 1987 - 14 Jan 1991 Henry Louis Bellmon (2nd Time)

14 Jan 1991 - 09 Jan 1995 David Lee Walters .......................... 1951- D

09 Jan 1995 - 13 Jan 2003 Frank Anthony Keating ...................... 1944- R

13 Jan 2003 - 10 Jan 2011 Charles Bradford Henry ..................... 1963- D

10 Jan 2011 - Mary Fallin ................................ 1954- R

 

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South Carolina

1562-1563 French Settlement at Port Royale

1663-1710 English colony

1710 Seperated from North Carolina

1710-1776 Bristish Colony

1776-1780 State of South Carolina

1780-1782 British occupy Charleston

1788-1860 State of South Carolina

1860 Secession

1861-1865 Founding member of the Confederation States of America

1868 State of South Carolina

Capital: Columbia.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant, Baptist, Methodist.

State Anthem: "Carolina."

State Motto: While I breath, I hope.

State Emblem: Palm tree.

Presidents

04 Jul 1776 - 06 Mar 1778 John Rutledge

06 Mar 1778 - 09 Jan 1779 Rawlins Lowndes

Governors

09 Jan 1779 - 31 Jan 1782 John Rutledge

31 Jan 1782 - 06 Feb 1783 John Mathews

06 Feb 1783 - 11 Feb 1785 Benjamin Guerard

11 Feb 1785 - 21 Feb 1787 William Moultrie

(1st Time)

21 Feb 1787 - 26 Jan 1789 Thomas Pinckney

26 Jan 1789 - 05 Dec 1792 Charles Pinckney

(1st Time)

05 Dec 1792 - 18 Dec 1794 William Moultrie

(2nd Time)

18 Dec 1794 - 12 Dec 1796 Arnoldus Vanderhorst

12 Dec 1796 - 19 Dec 1798 Charles Pinckney

(2nd Time)

19 Dec 1798 - 23 Jan 1800 Edward Rutledge

23 Jan 1800 - 01 Dec 1802 John Drayton

(1st Time)

01 Dec 1802 - 10 Dec 1804 James B. Richardson

10 Dec 1804 - 11 Dec 1806 Paul Hamilton

11 Dec 1806 - 10 Dec 1808 Charles Pinckney

10 Dec 1808 - 10 Dec 1810 John Drayton

(2nd Time)

10 Dec 1810 - 11 Dec 1812 Henry Middleton

11 Dec 1812 - 17 Dec 1814 Joseph Alston

17 Dec 1814 - 14 Dec 1816 David Rogerson Williams

14 Dec 1816 - 01 Dec 1818 Andrew Rickens

01 Dec 1818 - 01 Dec 1820 John Geddes

01 Dec 1820 - 01 Dec 1822 Thomas Bennett Jr

01 Dec 1822 - 01 Dec 1824 John Lyde Wilson

01 Dec 1824 - 01 Dec 1826 Richard Irvine Manning

01 Dec 1826 - 01 Dec 1828 John Taylor

01 Feb 1828 - 01 Dec 1830 Stephen Decatur Miller

01 Dec 1830 - 13 Dec 1832 James Hamilton Jr

13 Dec 1832 - 11 Dec 1834 Robert Yong Hayne

11 Dec 1834 - 01 Dec 1836 Georg McDuffie

01 Dec 1836 - 10 Dec 1838 Pierce Mason Butler

10 Dec 1838 - 07 Apr 1840 Patrick Noble

07 Apr - 10 Dec 1840 Barnabus Kelet Henagan

(acting)

10 Dec 1840 - 01 Dec 1842 John Peter Richardson II

01 Dec 1842 - 01 Dec 1844 James Henry Hammond

01 Dec 1844 - 01 Dec 1846 William Aiken

01 Dec 1846 - 01 Dec 1848 David Johnson

01 Dec 1848 - 01 Dec 1850 Whitemarsh Benjamin Seabrook

01 Dec 1850 - 01 Dec 1852 John Hugh Means

01 Dec 1852 - 01 Dec 1854 John Lawrence Manning

01 Dec 1854 - 01 Dec 1856 James Hopkins Adams

01 Dec 1856 - 01 Dec 1858 Robert Francis Withers Allston

01 Dec 1858 - 01 Dec 1860 William Henry Gist

01 Dec 1860 - 01 Dec 1862 Francis Wilkinson Pickens

01 Dec 1862 - 01 Dec 1864 Milledge Luke Bonham

20 Dec 1864 - 25 May 1865 Andrew Gordon Magrath

30 Jun - 29 Nov 1865 Benjamin Franklin Perry

(acting)

29 Nov 1865 - 06 Jul 1868 James Lawrence Orr

Mar - Aug 1867 Daniel E. Sickles

(US military governor)

Sep 1867 - 09 Jul 1868 Edward R.S Canby

(US military governor)

09 Jul 1868 - 07 Dec 1872 Robert Kingston Scott

07 Dec 1872 - 01 Dec 1874 Franklin Israel J. Moses Jr

01 Dec 1874 - 14 Dec 1876 Daniel Henry Chamberlin

14 Dec 1876 - 26 Feb 1879 Wade Hampton III

26 Feb 1879 - 01 Sep 1880 William Dunlap Simpson Jr

01 Sep - 30 Nov 1880 Thomas Bothwell Jeter

30 Nov 1880 - 01 Dec 1882 Johnson Hagood

01 Dec 1882 - 10 Jul 1886 Hugh Smith Thompson

10 Jul 1886 - 04 Dec 1890 John Peter Richardson III

04 Dec 1890 - 04 Dec 1894 Benjamin Ryan Tillman

04 Dec 1894 - 18 Jan 1897 John Grey Evans

18 Jan 1897 - 02 Jun 1899 William Haselden Ellerbe

02 Jun 1899 - 20 Jan 1903 Miles Benjamin McSweeney

20 Jan 1903 - 15 Jan 1907 Duncan Clinch Heyward

15 Jan 1907 - 17 Jan 1911 Martin Frederick Ansel

17 Jan 1911 - 15 Jan 1915 Coleman Livingston Blease

15 Jan - 19 Jan 1915 Charles Aurelius Smith

(acting)

19 Jan 1915 - 21 Jan 1919 Richard Irvine Manning III

21 Jan 1919 - 20 May 1922 Robert Archer Cooper

20 May 1922 - 16 Jan 1923 Wilson Godfrey Harvey

16 Jan 1923 - 18 Jan 1927 Thomas Gordon McLeod

18 Jan 1927 - 20 Jan 1931 John Gardiner Richards

20 Jan 1931 - 15 Jan 1935 Ibra Charles Blackwood

15 Jan 1935 - 17 Jan 1939 Olin Dewitt Talmadge Johnston

(1st Time)

17 Jan 1939 - 04 Nov 1941 Burnet Rhett Maybank

04 Nov 1941 - 27 Feb 1942 Joseph Emil Harley

27 Feb 1942 - 19 Jan 1943 Richard Manning Jeffries

19 Jan 1943 - 02 Jan 1945 Olin Dewitt Talmadge Johnston

(2nd Time)

02 Jan 1945 - 21 Jan 1947 Ransome Judson Williams .................... 1892-1970 D

21 Jan 1947 - 16 Jan 1951 James Strom Thurnmond ...................... 1902-2003 D

16 Jan 1951 - 18 Jan 1955 James Francis Byrnes ....................... 1879-1972 D

18 Jan 1955 - 20 Jan 1959 George Bell Timmerman ...................... 1912-1994 D

20 Jan 1959 - 15 Jan 1963 Ernest Frederick Holldings ................. 1922- D

15 Jan 1963 - 22 Apr 1965 Donald Stuart Russell ...................... 1906-1998 D

22 Apr 1965 - 19 Jan 1971 Robert Evander McNair ...................... 1923-2007 D

19 Jan 1971 - 21 Jan 1975 John Carl West ............................. 1922-2004 D

21 Jan 1975 - 10 Jan 1979 James Burrows Edwards ...................... 1927-2014 R

10 Jan 1979 - 14 Jan 1987 Richard Wilson Riley ....................... 1933- D

14 Jan 1987 - 11 Jan 1995 Carroll Ashmore Campbell Jr ................ 1940-2005 R

11 Jan 1995 - 13 Jan 1999 David Muldrow Beasley ...................... 1957- R

13 Jan 1999 - 15 Jan 2003 James Hovis Hodges ......................... 1956- D

15 Jan 2003 - 12 Jan 2011 Marshall Clemment Sanford Jr ............... 1960- R

12 Jan 2011 - 24 Jan 2017 Nimrata "Nikki" Randhawa Haley ............. 1972- R

24 Jan 2017 - Henry Dargan McMaster ...................... 1947- R

 

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Tennessee

1776-1790 Part of North Carolina

1790-1796 Territory of the US

1796-1861 State of Tennessee

1861-1865 In secession from the US, part of the Confedarate States

1866 State of Tennessee

Capital: Nashville.

Language: English.

Religion: Protestant.

State Anthem: "My Homeland Tennessee."

State Motto: Argiculture and Commerce.

State Emblem:

Governors

17 Aug 1790 - 30 Mar 1796 William Blount

30 Mar 1796 - 23 Sep 1801 John Seviers

(1st Time)

23 Sep 1801 - 23 Sep 1803 Archibald Roane

23 Sep 1803 - 20 Sep 1809 John Seviers

(2nd Time)

20 Sep 1809 - 27 Sep 1815 William Blount

27 Sep 1815 - 30 Sep 1821 Joseph McMinn

01 Oct 1821 - 30 Sep 1827 Willaim Carroll

(1st Time)

01 Oct 1827 - 16 Apr 1829 Samuel Houston

16 Apr - 30 Sep 1829 Willaim Hall

01 Oct 1829 - 12 Oct 1835 Willaim Carroll

(2nd Time)

12 Oct 1835 - 14 Oct 1839 Newton Cannon

14 Oct 1839 - 14 Oct 1841 James Knox Polk

14 Oct 1841 - 12 Oct 1845 James Chamberlain Jones

12 Oct 1845 - 17 Oct 1847 Aaron Venable Brown

17 Oct 1847 - 16 Oct 1849 Neill Smith Brown

15 Oct 1849 - 16 Oct 1851 Willaim Trousdale

16 Oct 1851 - 17 Oct 1853 William Bowen Campbell

17 Oct 1853 - 03 Nov 1857 Andrew Johnson (1st Time)

03 Nov 1857 - 12 Mar 1862 Isham Green Harris

12 Mar 1862 - 04 Mar 1865 Andrew Johnson

(2nd Time, US military governor)

05 Mar - 05 Apr 1865 Edward Hazzard East

05 Apr 1865 - 25 Feb 1869 William Gannaway Brownlow

25 Feb 1869 - 10 Oct 1871 DeWitte Clinton Senter

10 Oct 1871 - 18 Jan 1875 John Calvin Brown

18 Jan 1875 - 16 Feb 1879 James Davis Porter

16 Feb 1879 - 17 Jan 1881 Albert Smith Marks

17 Jan 1881 - 15 Jan 1883 Alvin Hawkins

15 Jan 1883 - 17 Jan 1887 William Brimage Bate

17 Jan 1887 - 19 Jan 1891 Robert Love Taylor

(1st Time)

19 Jan 1891 - 16 Jan 1893 John Price Buchanan

16 Jan 1893 - 21 Jan 1897 Peter Turney

21 Jan 1897 - 16 Jan 1899 Robert Love Taylor

(2nd Time)

16 Jan 1899 - 19 Jan 1903 Benton McMillin

19 Jan 1903 - 21 Mar 1905 James Beriah Frazier

21 Mar 1905 - 17 Jan 1907 John Isaac Cox

17 Jan 1907 - 26 Jan 1911 Malcome Rice Patterson

26 Jan 1911 - 17 Jan 1915 Benjamin Walter Hooper

17 Jan 1915 - 15 Jan 1919 Thomas Clark Rye

15 Jan 1919 - 15 Jan 1921 Albert Houston Roberts

15 Jan 1921 - 16 Jan 1923 Alfred Alexander Taylor

16 Jan 1923 - 02 Oct 1927 Austin Peay

02 Oct 1927 - 17 Jan 1933 Henry Hollis Horton

17 Jan 1933 - 15 Jan 1937 Henry Hill McAlister

15 Jan 1937 - 16 Jan 1939 Gordon Weaver Browning

(1st Time)

16 Jan 1939 - 16 Jan 1945 William Prentice Cooper

16 Jan 1945 - 17 Jan 1949 James Nance McCord ........................ 1879-1968 D

17 Jan 1949 - 15 Jan 1953 Gordon Weaver Browning

(2nd Time)

15 Jan 1953 - 19 Jan 1959 Frank Goad Clement ........................ 1920-1969 D

19 Jan 1959 - 15 Jan 1963 Earl Buford Ellington ..................... 1907-1972 D

15 Jan 1963 - 16 Jan 1967 Frank Goad Clement

(2nd Time)

16 Jan 1967 - 16 Jan 1971 Earl Buford Ellington

(2nd Time)

16 Jan 1971 - 18 Jan 1975 Bryant Winfrield Culberson Dunn ........... 1927- R

18 Jan 1975 - 17 Jan 1979 Leonard Ray Blanton ....................... 1930-1996 D

17 Jan 1979 - 17 Jan 1987 Andrew Lamar Alexander .................... 1940- R

17 Jan 1987 - 21 Jan 1995 Edward Ray McWherter ...................... 1930-2011 D

21 Jan 1995 - 18 Jan 2003 Donald Kenneth Sundquist .................. 1936- R

18 Jan 2003 - 15 Jan 2011 Phillip Normon Bresdesen .................. 1943- D

15 Jan 2011 - William Edward Haslam ..................... 1958- R

 

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Texas

1682 - 18 Jul 1821 Part of New Spain

28 Sep 1821 Part of Mexico, Provinces de Tejas

02 Mar 1836 Republic of Texas, declared independent

29 Dec 1845 Incorporated into the United States

16 Feb 1846 State of Texas

02 Feb 1848 Incorporation into the U.S recognised by Mexico

02 Mar 1861 - 1865 In secession from the U.S,

part of the Confederate states of America

30 Mar 1870 State of Texas re-admitted into the U.S

Capital: Austin

Language: English, Spanish.

Religion: Protestant, Roman Catholic.

State Anthem: "Texas Our Texas".

State Motto: Friendship.

State Emblem: Lone Star.

Governors

15 Nov 1835 - 11 Jan 1836 Henry Smith ............................... 1788-1851

11 Jan - 01 Mar 1836 James W. Robinson ......................... 1790-1857

(acting)

Presidents of the Republic of Texas

02 Mar - 16 Mar 1836 Richard Ellis ............................. 1781-1846

16 Mar - 22 Oct 1836 David Gouverneur Burnet ................... 1788-1870

22 Oct 1836 - 10 Dec 1838 Samuel Houston ............................ 1793-1863

(1st Time)

10 Dec 1838 - 13 Dec 1841 Mirabeau Buonaparte Lamar ................. 1798-1859

13 Dec 1841 - 09 Dec 1844 Samuel Houston

(2nd Time)

09 Dec 1844 - 19 Feb 1846 Anson Jones ............................... 1798-1858

Governors

19 Feb 1846 - 21 Dec 1847 James Pinckney Henderson .................. 1808-1858 D

21 Dec 1847 - 21 Dec 1849 George Tyler Wood ......................... 1795-1858 D

21 Dec 1849 - 23 Nov 1853 Peter Hansbrough Bell ..................... 1810-1898 D

23 Nov - 21 Dec 1853 James Wilson Henderson .................... 1817-1880 D

21 Dec 1853 - 21 Dec 1857 Elisha Marshall Peace ..................... 1812-1883 D

(1st Time)

21 Dec 1857 - 21 Dec 1859 Hardin Richard Runnels .................... 1820-1873 D

21 Dec 1859 - 16 Mar 1861 Samuel Houston ............................ s.a

16 Mar - 07 Nov 1861 Edward Clark .............................. 1815-1880 D

(acting)

07 Nov 1861 - 05 Nov 1863 Francis Richard Lubbock ................... 1815-1905 D

05 Nov 1863 - 04 Aug 1865 Pendleton Murrah .......................... 1824-1895 D

(in exile in Mexico from 22 Jun 1865)

12 Jun - 04 Aug 1865 Fletcher S. Stockdale ..................... 1825-1890 D

(acting)

14 Nov 1862 - 09 Aug 1866 Andrew Jackson Hamilton ................... 1815-1875 D

(US military governor)

09 Aug 1866 - 08 Aug 1867 James Webb Throckmorton ................... 1825-1894

1867 - 1868 Joseph Jones Reynolds

(1st Time, US military governor)

08 Aug 1867 - 30 Sep 1869 Elisha Marshall Peace (2nd Time)

1868 - 1869 Edward Richard Sprigg Canby ............... 1817-1873

(US military governor)

1869 - 1870 Joseph Jones Reynolds

(2nd Time, US military governor)

08 Jan 1870 - 15 Jan 1874 Edmund Jackson Davis ...................... 1827-1883 R

15 Jan 1874 - 01 Dec 1876 Richard Coke .............................. 1829-1897 D

01 Dec 1876 - 21 Jan 1879 Richard Bennett Hubbard ................... 1832-1901 D

21 Jan 1879 - 16 Jan 1883 Oran Milo Roberts ......................... 1815-1898 D

16 Jan 1883 - 18 Jan 1887 John Ireland .............................. 1827-1896 D

18 Jan 1887 - 20 Jan 1891 Lawrence Sullivan Ross .................... 1838-1898 D

20 Jan 1891 - 15 Jan 1895 James Stephen Hogg ........................ 1851-1906 D

15 Jan 1895 - 17 Jan 1899 Charles Allen Culberson ................... 1855-1925 D

17 Jan 1899 - 20 Jan 1903 Joseph Draper Sayers ...................... 1841-1929 D

20 Jan 1903 - 15 Jan 1907 Samuel Willis Tucker Lanhan ............... 1846-1908 D

15 Jan 1907 - 17 Jan 1911 Thomas Mitchell Campbell .................. 1857-1923 D

17 Jan 1911 - 19 Jan 1915 Oscar Branch Colquitt ..................... 1861-1940 D

15 Jan 1915 - 25 Aug 1917 James Edward Ferguson Jr. ................. 1871-1944 D

25 Aug 1917 - 18 Jan 1921 William Pettus Hobby ...................... 1878-1964 D

18 Jan 1921 - 20 Jan 1925 Patrick Morris Neff ....................... 1871-1952 D

20 Jan 1925 - 17 Jan 1927 Miriam Amanda Wallace Ferguson ............ 1875-1961 D

(1st Time)

17 Jan 1927 - 20 Jan 1931 Daniel James Moody Jr. .................... 1893-1966 D

20 Jan 1931 - 17 Jan 1933 Ross Shaw Sterling ........................ 1875-1949 D

17 Jan 1933 - 15 Jan 1935 Miriam Amanda Wallace Ferguson

(2nd Time)

15 Jan 1935 - 17 Jan 1939 James Burr V. Allred ...................... 1899-1959 D

17 Jan 1939 - 04 Aug 1941 Wilbert Lee O'Daniel ...................... 1890-1969 D

04 Aug 1941 - 21 Jan 1947 Coke Robert Stevenson ..................... 1888-1975 D

21 Jan 1947 - 11 Jul 1949 Beauford Halbert Jester ................... 1893-1949 D

11 Jul 1949 - 15 Jan 1957 Robert Allan Shivers ...................... 1907-1985 D

15 Jan 1957 - 15 Jan 1963 Marion Prince Daniel ...................... 1910-1988 D

15 Jan 1963 - 21 Jan 1969 John Bowden Connally Jr. .................. 1917-1993 D

21 Jan 1969 - 16 Jan 1973 Preston Earnest Smith ..................... 1912-2003 D

16 Jan 1973 - 16 Jan 1979 Adolph Briscoe Jr ......................... 1923-2010 D

16 Jan 1979 - 18 Jan 1983 William Perry Clements Jr. ................ 1917-2011 R

18 Jan 1983 - 20 Jan 1987 Mark Wells Wright Jr. ..................... 1940- D

20 Jan 1987 - 15 Jan 1991 William Perry Clements Jr.

(2nd Time)

15 Jan 1991 - 17 Jan 1995 Dorothy Ann Willis Richards ............... 1933-2006 D

17 Jan 1995 - 21 Dec 2000 George Walker Bush ........................ 1946- R

21 Dec 2000 - 20 Jan 2015 James Richard Perry ....................... 1950- R

20 Jan 2015 - Gregory Wayne Abbot ....................... 1957- R

 

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