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List of Governors of Ohio
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List of Governors of Ohio

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1 Ohio Governors
2 Territorial Governor (Northwest Territory)
3 Governors since 1803

Ohio Governors

Ohio was admitted to the Union on March 1, 1803.

See also:

Territorial Governor (Northwest Territory)

Term BeganTerm EndedGovernorPartyNotes
17871802Arthur St. ClairNone

Governors since 1803

Term BeganTerm EndedGovernorPartyNotes
03 Mar 180304 Mar 1807Edward TiffinDemocratic-RepublicanResigned
04 Mar 180712 Dec 1808Thomas KirkerDemocratic-Republican
12 Dec 180808 Dec 1810Samuel H. HuntingtonDemocratic-Republican
08 Dec 181024 Mar 1814Return J. Meigs, JrDemocratic-RepublicanResigned
24 Mar 181408 Dec 1814Othneil LookerDemocratic-Republican
08 Dec 181414 Dec 1818Thomas WorthingtonDemocratic-Republican
14 Dec 181804 Jan 1822Ethan Allen BrownDemocratic-RepublicanResigned
04 Jan 182228 Dec 1822Allen TrimbleDemocratic-Republican
28 Dec 182219 Dec 1826Jeremiah MorrowDemocratic-Republican
19 Dec 182618 Dec 1830Allen TrimbleDemocratic-Republican2d Administration
18 Dec 183007 Dec 1832Duncan McArthurNational Republican
07 Dec 183212 Dec 1836Robert LucasDemocratic
12 Dec 183613 Dec 1838Joseph VanceWhig
13 Dec 183816 Dec 1840Wilson ShannonDemocratic
16 Dec 184014 Dec 1842Thomas CorwinWhig
14 Dec 184215 Apr 1844Wilson ShannonDemocratic2d Administration; Resigned
15 Apr 184403 Dec 1844Thomas W. BartleyDemocraticSon of Mordecai Bartley
03 Dec 184412 Dec 1846Mordecai BartleyWhigFather of Thomas Welles Bartley
12 Dec 184622 Jan 1849William BebbWhig
22 Jan 184912 Dec 1850Seabury FordWhig
12 Dec 185013 Jul 1853Reuben WoodDemocraticResigned
13 Jul 185314 Jan 1856William MedillDemocratic
14 Jan 185609 Jan 1860Salmon Portland ChaseRepublican
09 Jan 186013 Jan 1862William Dennison, JrRepublican
13 Jan 186211 Jan 1864David TodRepublican
11 Jan 186429 Aug 1865John BroughRepublicanDied in office
29 Aug 186508 Jan 1866Charles AndersonRepublican
08 Jan 186613 Jan 1868Jacob Dolson CoxRepublican
13 Jan 186808 Jan 1872Rutherford B. HayesRepublican
08 Jan 187212 Jan 1874Edward F. NoyesRepublican
12 Jan 187410 Jan 1876William AllenDemocratic/
10 Jan 187602 Mar 1877Rutherford B. HayesRepublican2d Administration; Resigned
02 Mar 187714 Jan 1878Thomas L. YoungRepublican
14 Jan 187812 Jan 1880Richard M. BishopDemocratic
12 Jan 188014 Jan 1884Charles FosterRepublican
14 Jan 188411 Jan 1886George HoadlyDemocratic
11 Jan 188613 Jan 1890Joseph B. ForakerRepublican
13 Jan 189011 Jan 1892James E. CampbellDemocratic
11 Jan 189213 Jan 1896William McKinleyRepublican
13 Jan 189608 Jan 1900Asa S. BushnellRepublican
08 Jan 190011 Jan 1904George K. NashRepublican
11 Jan 190408 Jan 1906Myron T. HerrickRepublican
08 Jan 190618 Jun 1906John M. PattisonDemocratic
18 Jun 190611 Jan 1909Andrew L. HarrisRepublican
11 Jan 190913 Jan 1913Judson HarmonDemocratic
13 Jan 191311 Jan 1915James M. CoxDemocratic
11 Jan 191508 Jan 1917Frank B. WillisRepublican
08 Jan 191710 Jan 1921James M. CoxDemocratic2d Administration
10 Jan 192108 Jan 1923Harry L. DavisRepublican
08 Jan 192314 Jan 1929A. Victor DonaheyDemocratic
14 Jan 192912 Jan 1931Myers Y. CooperRepublican
12 Jan 193114 Jan 1935George WhiteDemocratic
14 Jan 193509 Jan 1939Martin L. DaveyDemocratic
09 Jan 193908 Jan 1945John W. BrickerRepublican
08 Jan 194513 Jan 1947Frank J. LauscheUnited States Democratic Party
13 Jan 194710 Jan 1949Thomas J. HerbertRepublican
10 Jan 194903 Jan 1957Frank J. LauscheDemocraticResigned
03 Jan 195714 Jan 1957John W. BrownRepublican
14 Jan 195712 Jan 1959C. William O'NeillRepublican
12 Jan 195914 Jan 1963Michael V. DiSalleDemocratic
14 Jan 196311 Jan 1971James A. RhodesRepublican
11 Jan 197113 Jan 1975John J. GilliganDemocratic
13 Jan 197510 Jan 1983James A. RhodesRepublican2nd Administration
10 Jan 198314 Jan 1991Richard F. "Dick" CelesteDemocratic
14 Jan 199131 Dec 1998George V. VoinovichRepublicanResigned
31 Dec 199811 Jan 1999Nancy P. HollisterRepublican
11 Jan 1999- present -Robert A. Taft IIRepublican