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Governors of the State of Ohio: 1788 - present

Term
Number
Name of GovernorPoliticsCountyTerm of Office
  Arthur St. Clair  July 1788 to Dec. 14, 1802
  Charles W. Bynd  1802-1803
1
1
Edward TiffinDem.RossMar. 3, 1803 to Dec. 2, 1805
2
 Edward TiffinDem.RossDec. 2, 1805 to Mar. 4, 1807
2*
2
Thomas KirkerDem.AdamsActing-Mar. 4,1807 to Dec. 12, 1808
3
3
Samuel HuntingtonDem.TrumbullDec. 12, 1808 to Dec. 8, 1810
4
4
Return Jonathan MeigsDem.WashingtonDec. 8, 1810 to Dec. 15, 1812
5

Return Jonathan MeigsDem.WashingtonDec. 15, 1812 to Mar. 24, 1814
5*
5
Othneil LookerDem.HamiltonActing-Mar. 24, 1814 to Dec. 8, 1814
6
6
Thomas WorthingtonDem.RossDec. 8, 1814 to Dec. 9, 1816
7
 Thomas WorthingtonDem.RossDec. 9, 1816 to Dec. 14, 1818
8
7
Ethan Allen BrownDem.HamiltonDec. 14, 1818 to Dec. 8, 1820
9
 Ethan Allen BrownDem.HamiltonDec. 8, 1820 to Jan. 4, 1822
9*
8
Allen TrimbleFed.HighlandActing-Jan. 4, 1822 to Dec. 28, 1822
10
9
Jeremiah MorrowDem.WarrenDec. 28, 1822 to Dec. 7, 1824
11
 Jermiah MorrowDem.WarrenDec. 7, 1824 to Dec. 19, 1826
12
10
Allen TrimbleFed.HighlandDec. 19, 1826 to Dec. 1828
13
 Allen TrimbleFed.HighlandDec. 1828 to Dec. 18, 1830
14
11
Duncan McArthurFed.RossDec. 18, 1830 to Dec. 7, 1832
15
12
Robert LucasDem.PikeDec. 7, 1832 to Dec. 8, 1834
16
 Robert LucasDem.PikeDec. 8, 1834 to Dec. 12, 1836
17
13
Joseph VanceWhigChampaignDec. 12, 1836 to Dec. 13, 1838
18
14
Wilson ShannonDem.BelmontDec. 13, 1838 to Dec. 16, 1840
19
15
Thomas CorwinWhigWarrenDec. 16, 1840 to Dec. 14, 1842
20
16
Wilson ShannonDem.BelmontDec. 14, 1842 to April 15, 1844
20*
17
Thomas W. BartleyDem.RichlandActing-Apr. 15, 1844 to Dec. 3, 1844
21
18
Mordecai BartleyWhigRichlandDec. 3, 1844 to Dec. 12, 1846
22
19
William BebbWhigButlerDec. 12, 1846 to Jan. 22, 1848
23
20
Seabury FordWhigGeaugaJan. 22, 1848 to Dec. 12, 1850
24
21
Reuben WoodDem.CuyahogaDec. 12, 1850 to Jan. 12, 1852
25
 Reuben WoodDem.CuyahogaJan 12, 1852 to July 13, 1853
25 x
22
William MedillDem.FairfieldActing-July 13,1853 to Jan. 9, 1854
26
 William MedillDem.FairfieldJan. 9, 1854 to Jan. 14, 1856
27
23
Salmon P. ChaseRep.HamiltonJan. 14, 1856 to Jan. 11, 1858
28
 Salmon P. ChaseRep.HamiltonJan. 11, 1858 to Jan. 9, 1860
29
24
William Dennison Jr.Rep.FranklinJan. 9, 1860 to Jan. 13, 1862
30
25
David ToddRep.MahoningJan. 13, 1862 to Jan. 11, 1864
31
26
John BroughRep.CuyahogaJan. 11, 1864 to Aug. 29, 1865
31 x
27
Charles AndersonRep.MontgomeryActing-Aug. 29, 1865 to Jan. 8, 1866
32
28
Jacob Dolson CoxRep.HamiltonJan. 8, 1866 to Jan. 13, 1868
33
29
Rutherford B. HayesRep.HamiltonJan. 13, 1868 to Jan. 10, 1870
34
 Rutherford B. HayesRep.HamiltonJan. 10, 1870 to Jan. 8, 1872
35
30
Edward F. NoyesRep.HamiltonJan. 8, 1872 to Jan. 12, 1874
36
31
William AllenDem.RossJan. 12, 1874 to Jan. 10, 1876
37
32
Rutherford B. HayesRep.SanduskyJan. 10, 1876 to Mar. 2, 1877
37 x
33
Thomas I. YoungRep.HamiltonActing-Mar. 2, 1877 to Jan. 14, 1878
38
34
Richard M. BishopDem.HamiltonJan. 14, 1878 to Jan. 12, 1880
39
35
Charles FosterRep.SenecaJan. 12, 1880 to Jan. 9, 1882
40
 Charles FosterRep.SenecaJan. 9, 1882 to Jan. 14, 1884
41
36
George HoadlyDem.HamiltonJan 14, 1884 to Jan. 11, 1886
42
37
Joseph B. ForakerRep.HamiltonJan. 11, 1886 to Jan. 9, 1888
43
 Joseph B. ForakerRep.HamiltonJan. 9, 1888 to Jan. 13, 1890
44
38
James E. CampbellDem.ButlerJan. 13, 1890 to Jan. 11, 1892
45
39
William McKinley Jr.Rep.StarkJan. 11, 1892 to Jan. 8, 1894
46
 William McKinley Jr.Rep.StarkJan. 8, 1894 to Jan. 13, 1896
47
40
Asa S. BushnellRep.ClarkJan. 13, 1896 to Jan. 10, 1898
48
 Asa S. BushnellRep.ClarkJan. 10, 1898 to Jan. 8, 1900
49
41
George K. NashRep.MedinaJan. 8, 1900 to Jan. 13, 1902
50
 George K. NashRep.MedinaJan. 13, 1902 to Jan. 11, 1904
51
42
Myron T. HerrickRep.LorainJan. 11, 1904 to Jan. 8, 1906
52
43
John M. PattisonDem.ClermontJan. 8, 1906 to June 18, 1906
52 x
44
Andrew L. HarrisRep.PrebleActing-June 18, 1906 to Jan. 11, 1909
53
45
Judson HarmonDem.HamiltonJan. 11, 1909 to Jan. 9, 1911
54
 Judson HarmonDem.HamiltonJan. 9, 1911 to Jan. 13, 1913
55
46
James M. CoxDem.MontgomeryJan. 13, 1913 to Jan. 11, 1915
56
47
Frank B. WillisRep.DelawareJan. 11, 1915 to Jan. 8, 1917
57
48
James M. CoxDem.MontgomeryJan. 8, 1917 to Jan. 13, 1919
58
 James M. CoxDem.MontgomeryJan. 13, 1919 to Jan. 10, 1921
59
49
Harry L. DavisRep.CuyahogaJan. 10, 1921 to Jan 8, 1923
60
50
A. Vic DonaheyDem.TuscarawasJan. 8, 1923 to Jan. 12, 1925
61
 A. Vic DonaheyDem.TuscarawasJan. 12, 1925 to Jan. 10, 1927
62
 A. Vic DonaheyDem.TuscarawasJan. 10, 1927 to Jan. 14, 1929
63
51
Myers Y. CooperRep.HamiltonJan. 14, 1929 to Jan. 12, 1931
64
52
George WhiteDem.WashingtonJan. 12, 1931 to Jan. 9, 1933
65
 George WhiteDem.WashingtonJan. 9, 1933 to Jan. 14, 1935
66
53
Martin L. DaveyDem.PortageJan. 14, 1935 to Jan. 11, 1937
67
 Martin L. DaveyDem.PortageJan. 11, 1937 to Jan. 9, 1939
68
54
John W. BrickerRep.FranklinJan. 9, 1939 to Jan. 13, 1941
69
 John W. BrickerRep.FranklinJan. 13, 1941 to Jan. 11, 1943
70
 John W. BrickerRep.FranklinJan. 11, 1943 to Jan. 8, 1945
71
55
Frank J. LauscheDem.CuyahogaJan. 8, 1945 to Jan. 13, 1947
72
56
Thomas J. HerbertRep.CuyahogaJan. 13, 1947 to Jan. 10, 1949
73
57
Frank J. LauscheDem.CuyahogaJan. 10, 1949 to Jan. 8, 1951
74
 Frank J. LauscheDem.CuyahogaJan 8, 1951 to Jan. 12, 1953
75
 Frank J. LauscheDem.CuyahogaJan. 12, 1953 to Jan. 10, 1955
76
 Frank J. LauscheDem.CuyahogaJan. 10, 1955 to Jan. 3, 1957
76 x
58
John W. BrownRep.MedinaJan. 3, 1957 to Jan. 14, 1957
77
59
C. William O’NeillRep.WashingtonJan. 14, 1957 to Jan. 12, 1959
78
60
Michael V. DiSalleDem.LucasJan. 12, 1959 to Jan. 14, 1963
79
61
James A. RhodesRep.FranklinJan. 14, 1963 to Jan. 9, 1967
80
 James A. RhodesRep.FranklinJan. 9, 1967 to Jan. 11, 1971
81
62
John J. GilliganDem.HamiltonJan. 11, 1971 to Jan. 13, 1975
82
63
James A. RhodesRep.FranklinJan. 13, 1975 to Jan. 8, 1979
83
 James A. RhodesRep.FranklinJan. 8, 1979 to Jan. 10, 1983
84
64
Richard F. CelesteDem.CuyahogaJan. 10, 1983 to Jan. 12, 1987
85
 Richard F. CelesteDem.CuyahogaJan. 12, 1987 to Jan. 14, 1991
86
65
George V. VoinovichRep.CuyahogaJan. 14, 1991 to Jan. 9, 1995
87
 George V. VoinovichRep.CuyahogaJan. 9, 1995 to Dec. 28, 1999
88x
66
Nancy HollisterRep.WashingtonDec. 28, 1998 to Jan. 11, 1999
89
67
Bob TaftRep.FranklinJan 11. 1999 - Jan. 6, 2003
90
 Bob TaftRep.FranklinJan. 6, 2003 - Jan. 8, 2007
91
68
Ted Strickland Dem. Scioto Jan. 8, 2007- Jan. 10, 2010
92 69 John Kasich Rep. Delaware Jan. 10, 2010-

* Succeeded to the office of Governor by virtue of his office as Speaker of the Senate. Officer designated as Speaker of the Senate under Constitution of 1802, and president of the Senate under Constitution of 1851.

x Succeeded to the office of Governor by virtue of his/her office as Lieutenant Governor of Ohio.

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