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Encyclopedia > Governor of Mississippi

Governors of Mississippi Territory, 1801–1817

Governors of the State of Mississippi, 1820–present

# Name Party Term
1 David Holmesa Democrat 10 December 18175 January 1820
2 George Poindexter Democrat 5 January 18207 January 1822
3 Walter Leakeb Democrat 7 January 182217 November 1825
4 Gerard Brandon Democrat 17 November 18257 January 1826
5 David Holmes Democrat 7 January 182625 July 1826
6 Gerard Brandon Democrat 25 July 18269 January 1832
7 Abram M. Scott Democrat 9 January 183212 July 1833
8 Charles Lynch Democrat 12 July 183320 November 1833
9 Hiram Runnels Democrat 20 November 18333 December 1835
10 John A. Quitman Whig 3 December 18357 January 1836
11 Charles Lynch Democrat 7 January 18368 January 1838
12 Alexander G. McNutt Democrat 8 January 183810 January 1842
13 Tilghman Tucker Democrat 10 January 184210 January 1844
14 Albert G. Brown Democrat 10 January 184410 January 1848
15 Joseph W. Matthews Democrat 10 January 184810 January 1850
16 John A. Quitman Democrat 10 January 18503 February 1851
17 John I. Guion Democrat 3 February 18514 November 1851
18 James Whitfield Democrat 24 November 185110 January 1852
19 Henry S. Foote Union-Democrat 10 January 18525 January 1854
20 John J. Pettus Democrat 5 January 185410 January 1854
21 John J. McRae Democrat 10 January 185416 November 1857
22 William McWillie Democrat 16 November 185721 November 1859
23 John J. Pettus Democrat 21 November 185916 November 1863
24 Charles Clarkd Democrat 16 November 186313 June 1865
25 William L. Sharkey Provisional 13 June 186516 October 1865
26 Benjamin G. Humphreyse Democrat 16 October 186515 June 1868
27 Adelbert Ames Military 15 June 186810 March 1870
28 James L. Alcorn Republican 10 March 187030 November 1871
29 Ridgely C. Powers Republican 30 November 18714 January 1874
30 Adelbert Ames Republican 4 January 187420 March 1876
31 John M. Stone Democrat 20 March 18769 January 1882
32 Robert Lowry Democrat 9 January 188213 January 1890
33 John M. Stone Democrat 13 January 189020 January 1896
34 Anselm J. McLaurin Democrat 20 January 189616 January 1900
35 Andrew H. Longino Democrat 16 January 190019 January 1904
36 James K. Vardaman Democrat 19 January 190421 January 1908
37 Edmond Noel Democrat 21 January 190816 January 1912
38 Earl L. Brewer Democrat 16 January 191218 January 1916
39 Theodore G. Bilbo Democrat 18 January 191618 January 1920
40 Lee M. Russell Democrat 18 January 192018 January 1924
41 Henry L. Whitfieldb Democrat 18 January 192418 March 1927
42 Dennis Murphree Democrat 18 March 192716 January 1928
43 Theodore G. Bilbo Democrat 16 January 192819 January 1932
44 Martin Sennett Conner Democrat 19 January 193221 January 1936
45 Hugh L. White Democrat 21 January 193616 January 1940
46 Paul B. Johnson, Sr.b Democrat 16 January 194026 December 1943
47 Dennis Murphree Democrat 26 December 194318 January 1944
48 Thomas L. Baileyb Democrat 18 January 19442 November 1946
49 Fielding L. Wright Democrat 2 November 194622 January 1952
50 Hugh L. White Democrat 22 January 195217 January 1956
51 James P. Coleman Democrat 17 January 195619 January 1960
52 Ross R. Barnett Democrat 19 January 196021 January 1964
53 Paul B. Johnson, Jr. Democrat 21 January 196416 January 1968
54 John Bell Williams Democrat 16 January 196818 January 1972
55 William Waller Democrat 18 January 197220 January 1976
56 Cliff Finch Democrat 20 January 197622 January 1980
57 William Winter Democrat 22 January 198010 January 1984
58 William Allain Democrat 10 January 198412 January 1988
59 Ray Mabus Democrat 12 January 198814 January 1992
60 Kirk Fordice Republican 14 January 199211 January 2000
61 Ronnie Musgrove Democrat 11 January 200013 January 2004
62 Haley Barbour Republican 13 January 2004–present


Notes:
(a) David Holmes was inaugurated as the first state governor on 7 Oct. 1817, but Mississippi did not officially become a state until 10 Dec. 1817.
(b) Died in office, succeeded by Lt. Governor.
(c) Resigned from office, succeeded by Lt. Governor.
(d) Charles Clark was physically removed from office by Federal forces.
(e) Benjamin G. Humphreys was physically removed from office by armed forces under the orders of the U.S. military commander of Mississippi


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