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Governor of Virginia


23-May-1610 10-Jun-1610 Sir Thomas Gates (1st, acting, b. 1560, d. 1621)
10-Jun-1610 7-Jun-1618 Thomas West, Baron de la Warr (b. 1577, d. 1618)
28-Mar-1611 19-May-1611 George Percy (acting)
19-May-1611 Aug-1611 Thomas Dale (1st time, acting, b. 1565, d. 1629)
Aug-1611 Mar-1612 Sir Thomas Gates (2nd, acting)
Mar-1612 Apr-1616 Thomas Dale (2nd time, acting)
Apr-1616 9-Apr-1617 George Yeardley (1st, acting, b. 1587, d. 1627)
9-Apr-1617 9-Apr-1619 Samuel Argall (acting, b. 1572, d. 1639)
9-Apr-1619 19-Apr-1619 Nathaniel Powell (acting, d. 1622)
19-Apr-1619 18-Nov-1621 Sir George Yeardley (2nd time)
18-Nov-1621 24-May-1626 Sir Francis Wyatt (b. 1588, d. 1644)
Jun-1626 14-Nov-1627 Sir George Yeardley (3rd time)
14-Nov-1627 5-Mar-1628 Francis West (b. 1586, d. 1634)
5-Mar-1628 Mar-1630 John Pott (d. 1642)
Mar-1630 7-May-1635 Sir John Harvey (1st time, acting, d. 1646)
7-May-1635 18-Jan-1637 John West (b. 1590, d. 1659)
18-Jan-1637 Nov-1639 Sir John Harvey (2nd time)
Nov-1639 Feb-1642 Sir Francis Wyatt (2nd time)
Feb-1642 30-Apr-1652 Sir William Berkeley (1st time, b. 1608, d. 1677)
Jun-1644 7-Jun-1645 Richard Kemp (acting for Berkeley, b. 1600, d. 1649)
30-Apr-1652 13-Mar-1655 Richard Bennett (b. 1609, d. 1675)
13-Mar-1655 Dec-1656 Edward Digges (b. 1620, d. 1675)
Dec-1656 Jan-1660 Samuel Mathews (b. 1600, d. 1660)
23-Mar-1660 27-Apr-1677 Sir William Berkeley (2nd time)
30-Apr-1661 Nov-1662 Francis Moryson (acting, b. 1628, d. 1681)
27-Apr-1677 17-Dec-1678 Herbert Jeffreys (acting, d. 1678)
20-Jul-1677 Aug-1683 Thomas Culpeper, Baron Culpeper (b. 1635, d. 1689)
30-Dec-1678 10-May-1680 Sir Henry Chicheley (1st, acting, b. 1615, d. 1683)
11-Aug-1680 Dec-1682 Sir Henry Chicheley (2nd, acting)
22-May-1683 15-Apr-1684 Nicholas Spencer (acting, d. 1689)
28-Sep-1683 1-Mar-1692 Francis Howard (b. 1643, d. 1694)
Jun-1684 Sep-1684 Nathaniel Bacon (1st time, acting, b. 1619, d. 1692)
Jul-1687 Sep-1687 Nathaniel Bacon (2nd time, acting)
Feb-1689 3-Jun-1690 Nathaniel Bacon (3rd time, acting)
3-Jun-1690 20-Sep-1692 Francis Nicholson (1st, acting, b. 1660, d. 1728)
20-Sep-1692 9-Dec-1698 Edmund Andros (b. 1637, d. 1714)
Sep-1698 Oct-1698 Ralph Wormeley (acting, b. 1650, d. 1701)
9-Dec-1698 15-Aug-1705 Francis Nicholson (2nd time)
Sep-1700 24-Oct-1700 William Byrd (1st time, acting, b. 1652, d. 1704)
Apr-1703 Jun-1703 William Byrd (2nd time, acting)
Aug-1704 Sep-1704 William Byrd (3rd time, acting)
1704 29-Jul-1737 George Hamilton Douglas (d. 1737)
15-Aug-1705 23-Aug-1706 Edward Nott (acting, b. 1634, d. 1706)
27-Aug-1706 23-Jun-1710 Edmund Jennings (acting, b. 1659, d. 1727)
23-Jun-1710 8-Sep-1722 Alexander Spotswood (acting, b. 1676, d. 1740)
8-Sep-1722 11-Jul-1726 Hugh Drysdale (acting, d. 1726)
11-Jul-1726 8-Sep-1727 Robert Carter (acting, b. 1663, d. 1732)
8-Sep-1727 20-Jun-1749 Sir William Gooch (acting, b. 1681, d. 1751)
6-Sep-1737 22-Dec-1754 William Anne Keppel (b. 1702, d. 1754)
20-Jun-1749 5-Sep-1749 John Robinson (acting, b. 1683, d. 1749)
5-Sep-1749 14-Nov-1750 Thomas Lee (acting, b. 1690, d. 1750)
14-Nov-1750 20-Nov-1751 Lewis Burwell (acting, b. 1710, d. 1752)
20-Nov-1751 Jan-1758 Robert Dinwiddie (acting, b. 1673, d. 1770)
Jul-1756 1763 John Campbell, Earl of Loudoun (b. 1705, d. 1782)
Jan-1758 7-Jun-1758 John Blair (acting, 1st time, b. 1687, d. 1771)
7-Jun-1758 7-Mar-1768 Francis Fauquier (acting, b. 1704, d. 1768)
1763 28-Oct-1768 Jeffrey Amherst (b. 1717, d. 1797)
7-Mar-1768 28-Oct-1768 John Blair (2nd time, acting)
28-Oct-1768 15-Oct-1770 Norborne Berkeley, (b. 1718, d. 1770)
15-Oct-1770 25-Sep-1771 William Nelson (acting, b. 1711, d. 1772)
25-Sep-1771 29-Jun-1776 John Murray, Earl of Dunmore (b. 1732, d. 1809)
5-Jul-1776 1-Jun-1779 Patrick Henry (1st time, b. 1736, d. 1799)
1-Jun-1779 3-Jun-1781 Thomas Jefferson (b. 1743, d. 1826)
3-Jun-1781 12-Jun-1781 William Fleming (acting, b. 1736, d. 1824)
12-Jun-1781 22-Nov-1781 Thomas Nelson (b. 1738, d. 1789)
22-Nov-1781 30-Nov-1781 David Jameson (acting)
1-Dec-1781 29-Nov-1784 Benjamin Harrison (b. 1726, d. 1791)
30-Nov-1784 30-Nov-1786 Patrick Henry (2nd time)
1-Dec-1786 30-Nov-1788 Edmund Randolph (b. 1753, d. 1813)
1-Dec-1788 1-Dec-1791 Beverley Randolph (b. 1754, d. 1797)
1-Dec-1791 1-Dec-1794 Henry Lee (b. 1756, d. 1818)
1-Dec-1794 1-Dec-1796 Robert Brooke (b. 1751, d. 1799)
1-Dec-1796 1-Dec-1799 James Wood (b. 1747, d. 1813, Democrat-Republican)
7-Dec-1799 11-Dec-1799 Hardin Burnley (acting)
11-Dec-1799 19-Dec-1799 John Pendleton (acting)
Dec-1799 1-Dec-1802 James Monroe (1st time, b. 1758, d. 1831, Democrat-Republican)
1-Dec-1802 1-Dec-1805 John Page (b. 1744, d. 1808, Democrat-Republican)
7-Dec-1805 1-Dec-1808 William H. Cabell (b. 1772, d. 1853, Democrat-Republican)
1-Dec-1808 Jan-1811 John Tyler (b. 1747, d. 1813, Democrat-Republican)
15-Jan-1811 19-Jan-1811 George W. Smith (1st time, b. 1762, d. 1811, Democrat-Republican)
19-Jan-1811 3-Apr-1811 James Monroe (2nd time, Democrat-Republican)
3-Apr-1811 26-Dec-1811 George W. Smith (2nd time, acting, Democrat-Republican)
27-Dec-1811 3-Jan-1812 Peyton Randolph (acting, b. 1779, d. 1828, Democrat-Republican)
3-Jan-1812 1-Dec-1814 James Barbour (b. 1775, d. 1842, A-D)
1-Dec-1814 1-Dec-1816 Wilson C. Nicholas (b. 1761, d. 1820, Democrat-Republican)
1-Dec-1816 1-Dec-1819 James P. Preston (b. 1774, d. 1853, Democrat-Republican)
1-Dec-1819 1-Dec-1822 Thomas M. Randolph (b. 1768, d. 1828, Democrat-Republican)
1-Dec-1822 Dec-1825 James Pleasants, Jr. (b. 1769, d. 1836, Democrat-Republican)
10-Dec-1825 4-Mar-1827 John Tyler (b. 1790, d. 1862, Democrat)
4-Mar-1827 4-Mar-1830 William B. Giles (b. 1762, d. 1830, Democrat)
4-Mar-1830 31-Mar-1834 John Floyd (b. 1783, d. 1837, Democrat)
31-Mar-1834 30-Apr-1836 Littleton Waller Tazewell (b. 1774, d. 1860, Democrat)
30-Apr-1836 31-Mar-1837 Wyndham Robertson (b. 1803, d. 1888, Whig)
31-Mar-1837 31-Mar-1840 David Campbell (b. 1779, d. 1859, Whig)
31-Mar-1840 20-Mar-1841 Thomas W. Gilmer (b. 1802, d. 1844, Whig)
20-Mar-1841 31-Mar-1841 John M. Patton (acting, b. 1797, d. 1858, Whig)
31-Mar-1841 31-Mar-1842 John Rutherford (acting, b. 1792, d. 1866, Whig)
31-Mar-1842 1-Jan-1843 John M. Gregory (acting, b. 1804, d. 1884, Whig)
1-Jan-1843 1-Jan-1846 James McDowell (b. 1796, d. 1851, Whig)
1-Jan-1846 1-Jan-1849 William Smith (1st time, b. 1797, d. 1887, Democrat)
1-Jan-1849 16-Jan-1852 John B. Floyd (b. 1806, d. 1863, Democrat)
16-Jan-1852 31-Dec-1855 Joseph Johnson (b. 1785, d. 1877, Democrat)
1-Jan-1856 31-Dec-1859 Henry A. Wise (b. 1806, d. 1876, Democrat)
1-Jan-1860 31-Dec-1863 John Letcher (b. 1813, d. 1884, Democrat)
1-Jan-1864 Apr-1865 William Smith (2nd time, Democrat)
Apr-1865 4-Apr-1868 Francis Harrison Pierpont (b. 1814, d. 1899, Republican)
4-Apr-1868 21-Sep-1869 Henry H. Wells (b. 1823, d. 1890, Republican)
21-Sep-1869 1-Jan-1874 Gilbert C. Walker (b. 1833, d. 1885, Republican)
1-Jan-1874 1-Jan-1878 James L. Kemper (b. 1823, d. 1895, Con)
1-Jan-1878 1-Jan-1882 Frederick W.M. Holliday (b. 1828, d. 1899, DPP)
1-Jan-1882 1-Jan-1886 William E. Cameron (b. 1842, d. 1927, Rdj)
1-Jan-1886 1-Jan-1890 Fitzhugh Lee (b. 1835, d. 1905, Democrat)
1-Jan-1890 1-Jan-1894 Philip W. McKinney (b. 1832, d. 1899, Democrat)
1-Jan-1894 1-Jan-1898 Charles T. O'Ferrall (b. 1840, d. 1905, Democrat)
1-Jan-1898 1-Jan-1902 J. Hoge Tyler (b. 1846, d. 1925, Democrat)
1-Jan-1902 1-Feb-1906 Andrew J. Montague (b. 1862, d. 1937, Democrat)
1-Feb-1906 10-Feb-1910 Claude A. Swanson (b. 1862, d. 1939, Democrat)
10-Feb-1910 1-Feb-1914 William H. Mann (b. 1843, d. 1927, Democrat)
1-Feb-1914 1-Feb-1918 Henry C. Stuart (b. 1855, d. 1933, Democrat)
1-Feb-1918 1-Feb-1922 Westmoreland Davis (b. 1859, d. 1942, Democrat)
1-Feb-1922 1-Feb-1926 E. Lee Trinkle (b. 1876, d. 1939, Democrat)
1-Feb-1926 15-Jan-1930 Harry F. Byrd (b. 1887, d. 1966, Democrat)
15-Jan-1930 17-Jan-1934 John G. Pollard (b. 1871, d. 1937, Democrat)
17-Jan-1934 18-Jan-1938 George C. Peery (b. 1873, d. 1952, Democrat)
18-Jan-1938 21-Jan-1942 James H. Price (b. 1878, d. 1943, Democrat)
21-Jan-1942 16-Jan-1946 Colgate W. Darden, Jr. (b. 1897, d. 1981, Democrat)
16-Jan-1946 18-Jan-1950 Bill Tuck (b. 1896, d. 1983, Democrat)
18-Jan-1950 20-Jan-1954 John S. Battle (b. 1890, d. 1972, Democrat)
20-Jan-1954 11-Jan-1958 Thomas B. Stanley (b. 1890, d. 1970, Democrat)
11-Jan-1958 13-Jan-1962 J. Lindsay Almond, Jr. (b. 1898, d. 1986, Democrat)
13-Jan-1962 15-Jan-1966 Albertis S. Harrison, Jr. (b. 1907, d. 1995, Democrat)
15-Jan-1966 17-Jan-1970 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. (1st time, b. 1914, d. 1999, Democrat)
17-Jan-1970 12-Jan-1974 A. Linwood Holton, Jr. (b. 1923, Republican)
12-Jan-1974 14-Jan-1978 Mills E. Godwin, Jr. (2nd time, Republican)
14-Jan-1978 16-Jan-1982 John N. Dalton (b. 1931, d. 1986, Republican)
16-Jan-1982 18-Jan-1986 Chuck Robb (b. 1939, Democrat)
18-Jan-1986 14-Jan-1990 Gerald L. Baliles (b. 1940, Democrat)
14-Jan-1990 15-Jan-1994 L. Douglas Wilder (b. 1931, Democrat)
15-Jan-1994 17-Jan-1998 George Allen (b. 1952, Republican)
17-Jan-1998 12-Jan-2002 Jim Gilmore (b. 1949, Republican)
12-Jan-2002 14-Jan-2006 Mark Warner (b. 1954, Democrat)
14-Jan-2006 16-Jan-2010 Tim Kaine (b. 1958, Democrat)
16-Jan-2010 11-Jan-2014 Bob McDonnell (b. 1954, Republican)
11-Jan-2014 -- Terry McAuliffe (b. 1957, Democrat)

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