Oregon Government

Oregon Governors

Provisional Territorial Government 1843-1848

 

First Executive Committee

1843-1844

David Hill, Alanson Beers, Joseph Gale

 

Second Executive Committee

1844-1845

Peter G. Stewart, Osborne Russell, William Bailey

George Abernethy

1845-1848


U.S. Territorial Governors 1848-1859

Joseph Lane

Democratic

1848-1850

Prichette Kintzing

Democratic

1850

John P. Gaines

Whig

1850-1853

Joseph Lane

Democratic

1853

George Law Curry

Democratic

1853

John W. Davis

Democratic

1853-1854

  George Law Curry

Democratic

1854-1859

 

State Governors 1859-Present

John Whiteaker

Democratic

1859-1862

A.C. Gibbs

Republican

1862-1866

George L. Woods

Republican

1866-1870

La Fayette Grover

Democratic

1870-1877

Stephen F. Chadwick

Democratic

1877-1878

W.W. Thayer

Democratic

1878-1882

Z.F. Moody

Republican

1882-1887

Sylvester Pennoyer

Democratic-Populist

1887-1895

William Paine Lord

Republican

1895-1899

T.T. Geer

Republican

1899-1903

George Chamberlain

Democratic

1903-1909

Frank W. Benson

Republican

1909-1910

Jay Bowerman

Republican

1910-1911

Oswald West

Democratic

1911-1915

James Withycombe

Republican

1915-1919

Ben W. Olcott

Republican

1919-1923

Walter M. Pierce

Democratic

1923-1927

I.L. Patterson

Republican

1927-1929

A.W. Norblad

Republican

1929-1931

Julius L. Meier

Independent

1931-1935

Charles H. Martin

Democratic

1935-1939

Charles A. Sprague

Republican

1929-1943

Earl Snell

Republican

1943-1947

John H. Hall

Republican

1947-1949

Douglas McKay

Republican

1949-1952

Paul L. Patterson

Republican

1952-1956

Elmo Smith

Republican

1956-1957

Robert D. Holmes

Democratic

1957-1959

Mark Hatfield

Republican

1959-1967

Tom McCall

Republican

1967-1975

Robert W. Straub

Democratic

1975-1979

Victor G. Atiyeh

Republican

1979-1987

Neil Goldschmidt

Democratic

1987-1991

Babara Roberts

Democratic

1991-1995

John Kitzhaber

Democratic

1995-2003

Ted Kulongoski

Democratic

2003- 2011

John Kitzhaber

Democratic

2012 - 2015

Kate Brown

Democratic

2015-





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