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List of Governors of New Jersey
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List of Governors of New Jersey

This is a list of governors of New Jersey.

Table of contents
1 Governors under the Proprietors (1665-1674)
2 Governors of East Jersey and their Deputies (1674-1702)
3 Governors of West Jersey and their Deputies (1680-1702)
4 Governors under Royal Government (1703-1776)
5 Governors under representative government (1776-present)
6 External Links

Governors under the Proprietors (1665-1674)

Governors of East Jersey and their Deputies (1674-1702)

Governors of West Jersey and their Deputies (1680-1702)

Governors under Royal Government (1703-1776)

Governors of New York and New Jersey (1703-1738)

Governors of New Jersey only (1738-1776)

Governors under representative government (1776-present)

Governors under the 1776 N.J. Constitution (1776-1844)

Governors under the 1844 N.J. Constitution (1844-1946)

Charles C. Stratton 1845-1848 Whig Elected Governor
Daniel Haines 1848-1851 Elected Governor
George F. Fort 1851-1854 Democratic Elected Governor
Rodman M. Price 1854-1857 Democratic Elected Governor
William A. Newell 1857-1860 Republican Elected Governor
Charles S. Olden 1860-1863 Republican Elected Governor
Joel Parker 1863-1866 Democratic Elected Governor
Marcus L. Ward 1866-1869 Republican Elected Governor
Theodore F. Randolph 1869-1872 Democratic Elected Governor
Joel Parker 1872-1875 Democratic Elected Governor
Joseph D. Bedle 1875-1878 Democratic Elected Governor
George Brinton McClellan 1878-1881 Democratic Elected Governor
George C. Ludlow 1881-1884 Democratic Elected Governor
Leon Abbett 1884-1887 Democratic Elected Governor
Robert Stockton Green 1887-1890 Democratic Elected Governor
Leon Abbett 1890-1893 Democratic Elected Governor
George T. Werts 1893-1896 Democratic Elected Governor
John W. Griggs 1896-1898 Republican Elected Governor
Foster M. Voorhees 1898 Republican Acting Governor
David Ogden Watkins 1898-1899 Acting Governor
Foster M. Voorhees 1899-1902 Republican Elected Governor
Franklin Murphy 1902-1905 Republican Elected Governor
Edward C. Stokes 1905-1908 Republican Elected Governor
John Franklin Fort 1908-1911 Republican Elected Governor
Woodrow Wilson 1911-1913 Democratic Elected Governor
James F. Fielder 1913 Democratic Acting Governor
Leon R. Taylor 1913-1914 Acting Governor
James F. Fielder 1914-1917 Democratic Elected Governor
Walter E. Edge 1917-1919 Republican Elected Governor
William N. Runyon 1919-1920 Acting Governor
Clarence E. Case 1920 Acting Governor
Edward I. Edwards 1920-1923 Democratic Elected Governor
George S. Silzer 1923-1926 Democratic Elected Governor
A. Harry Moore 1926-1929 Democratic Elected Governor
Morgan F. Larson 1929-1932 Republican Elected Governor
A. Harry Moore 1932-1935 Democratic Elected Governor
Harold G. Hoffman 1935-1938 Republican Elected Governor
A. Harry Moore 1938-1941 Democratic Elected Governor
Charles Edison 1941-1944 Democratic Elected Governor
Walter E. Edge 1944-1947 Republican Elected Governor

Governors under the 1947 N.J. Constitution (1947-present)

Alfred E. Driscoll 1947-1954 Republican Elected Governor
Robert B. Meyner 1954-1962 Democratic Elected Governor
Richard J. Hughes 1962-1970 Democratic Elected Governor
William T. Cahill 1970-1974 Republican Elected Governor
Brendan Byrne 1974-1982 Democratic Elected Governor
Thomas Kean 1982-1990 Republican Elected Governor
James Florio 1990-1994 Democratic Elected Governor
Christine Todd Whitman 1994-2001 Republican Elected Governor
Donald DiFrancesco 2001-2002 Republican Acting Governor
John Bennett 2002 Republican Acting Governor
Richard Codey 2002 Democratic Acting Governor
James McGreevey 2002-present Democratic Elected Governor

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