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Encyclopedia > Governor of Rhode Island

List of Rhode Island Governors

  • Nicholas Cooke None 1775-1778
  • William Greene None 1778-1786
  • John Collins None 1786-1790
  • Arthur Fenner Anti-Federalist 1790-1805
  • Henry Smith Unknown 1805-1806
  • Isaac Wilbur Unknown 1806-1807
  • James Fenner Dem.-Rep. 1807-1811
  • William Jones Federalist 1811-1817
  • Nehemiah R. Knight Dem.-Rep. 1817-1821
  • William C. Gibbs Dem.-Rep. 1821-1824
  • James Fenner Dem.-Rep. 1824-1831
  • Lemuel H. Arnold Nat. Rep. 1831-1833
  • John Brown Francis Democratic 1833-1838
  • William Sprague Democratic 1838-1839
  • Samuel Ward King Rhode Island Party 1840-1843
  • James Fenner Law and Order 1843-1845
  • Charles Jackson Liberation 1845-1846
  • Byron Diman Law and Order 1846-1847
  • Elisha Harris Whig 1847-1849
  • Henry B. Anthony Whig 1849-1851
  • Philip Allen Democratic 1851-1853
  • Francis M. Dimond Democratic 1853-1854
  • William W. Hoppin Whig and Know-Nothing 1854-1857
  • Elisha Dyer Republican 1857-1859
  • Thomas G. Turner Republican 1859-1860
  • William Sprague Democratic & Conservative 1860-1863
  • William C. Cozzens Democratic 1863-1863
  • James Y. Smith Republican 1863-1866
  • Ambrose Everett Burnside Republican 1866-1869
  • Seth Padelford Republican 1869-1873
  • Henry Howard Republican 1873-1875
  • Henry Lippitt Republican 1875-1877
  • Charles C. Van Zandt Republican 1877-1880
  • Alfred H. Littlefield Republican 1880-1883
  • Augustus O. Bourn Republican 1883-1885
  • George P. Wetmore Republican 1885-1887
  • John W. Davis Democratic 1887-1888
  • Royal C. Taft Republican 1888-1889
  • Herbert W. Ladd Republican 1889-1890
  • John W. Davis Democratic 1890-1891
  • Herbert W. Ladd Republican 1891-1892
  • D. Russell Brown Republican 1892-1895
  • Charles W. Lippitt Republican 1895-1897
  • Elisha Dyer Republican 1897-1900
  • William Gregory Republican 1900-1901
  • Charles D. Kimball Republican 1901-1903
  • Lucius F. C. Garvin Democratic 1903-1905
  • George H. Utter Republican 1905-1907
  • James H. Higgins Democratic 1907-1909
  • Aram J. Pothier Republican 1909-1915
  • R. Livingston Beeckman Republican 1915-1921
  • Emery J. San Souci Republican 1921-1923
  • William S. Flynn Democratic 1923-1925
  • Aram J. Pothier Republican 1925-1928
  • Norman S. Case Republican 1928-1933
  • Theodore Francis Green Democratic 1933-1937
  • Robert E. Quinn Democratic 1937-1939
  • William Henry Vanderbilt III Republican 1939-1941
  • J. Howard McGrath Democratic 1941-1945
  • John Orlando Pastore Democratic 1945-1950
  • John S. McKiernan Democratic 1950-1951
  • Dennis J. Roberts Democratic 1951-1959
  • Christopher Del Sesto Republican 1959-1961
  • John A. Notte, Jr. Democratic 1961-1963
  • John Hubbard Chafee Republican 1963-1969
  • Frank Licht Democratic 1969-1973
  • Philip W. Noel Democratic 1973-1977
  • J. Joseph Garrahy Democratic 1977-1985
  • Edward D. DiPrete Republican 1985-1991
  • Bruce Sundlun Democratic 1991-1995
  • Lincoln C. Almond Republican 1995-2003
  • Donald Carcieri Republican 2003-

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Rhode Island major form of employment comes from the service industry, unlike in the past, when it was the textile industry that was the dominant way of earning a living.
Rhode Island was founded in the 1600’s, at the time; Samuel Slater established the first textile mill, which became the main source of earning an income for the community.
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The so-called "Rhode Island Plan" to construct thirteen frigates for the new Continental Navy was enacted in December of 1775.
In 1882 the Newport Poor House and Farm on the 92-acre Coasters Harbor Island was donated to the Navy by the City of Newport and the State of Rhode Island.
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