List of Governors of Mississippi, USA

S.no. Governor Term start Term end Party Place
1 David Holmes 10 December 1817 5 January 1820 Democratic-Republican Hanover, Pennsylvania
2 George Poindexter 5 January 1820 7 January 1822 Democratic-Republican Louisa County, Virginia
3 Walter Leake 7 January 1822 17 November 1825 Democratic-Republican Albemarle County, Virginia
4 Gerard Brandon 17 November 1825 7 January 1826 Democratic Natchez, Mississippi
5 David Holmes 7 January 1826 25 July 1826 Democratic Hanover, Pennsylvania
6 Gerard Brandon 25 July 1826 9 January 1832 Democratic Natchez, Mississippi
7 Abram M. Scott 9 January 1832 12 July 1833 Democratic South Carolina (Edgefield County)
8 Charles Lynch 12 July 1833 20 November 1833 Democratic Shelby County, Kentucky
9 Hiram Runnels 20 November 1833 20 November 1835 Democratic Hancock County, Georgia
10 John A. Quitman 3 December 1835 7 January 1836 Whig Rhinebeck, New York
11 Charles Lynch 7 January 1836 8 January 1838 Democratic Shelby County, Kentucky
12 Alexander G. McNutt 8 January 1838 10 January 1842 Democratic Rockbridge County, Virginia
13 Tilghman Tucker 10 January 1842 10 January 1844 Democratic North Carolina near Lime Stone Springs
14 Albert G. Brown 10 January 1844 10 January 1848 Democratic Chester County, South Carolina, US
15 Joseph W. Matthews 10 January 1848 10 January 1850 Democratic near Huntsville, Alabama
16 John A. Quitman 10 January 1850 3 February 1851 Democratic Rhinebeck, New York
17 John I. Guion 3 February 1851 4 November 1851 Democratic Adams County
18 James Whitfield 24 November 1851 10 January 1852 Democratic Elbert County, Georgia, U.S.
19 Henry S. Foote 10 January 1852 5 January 1854 Union Democratic Fauquier County, Virginia
20 John J. Pettus 5 January 1854 10 January 1854 Democratic Wilson County, Tennessee, US
21 John J. McRae 10 January 1854 16 November 1857 Democratic Sneedsboro, North Carolina
22 William McWillie 16 November 1857 21 November 1859 Democratic Camden, South Carolina, United States
23 John J. Pettus 21 November 1859 16 November 1863 Democratic Wilson County, Tennessee, US
24 Charles Clark 16 November 1863 22 May 1865 Democratic Lebanon, Ohio
25 William L. Sharkey 13 June 1865 16 October 1865 Provisional Sumner County, Tennessee, USA
26 Benjamin G. Humphreys 16 October 1865 15 June 1868 Democratic Claiborne County, Mississippi
27 Adelbert Ames 15 June 1868 10 March 1870 Military Rockland, Maine
28 James L. Alcorn 10 March 1870 30 November 1871 Republican Golconda, Illinois
29 Ridgley C. Powers 30 November 1871 4 January 1874 Republican Mecca, Ohio
30 Adelbert Ames 4 January 1874 29 March 1876 Republican Rockland, Maine
31 John M. Stone 29 March 1876 29 January 1882 Democratic Gibson County, Tennessee
32 Robert Lowry 2 January 1882 13 January 1890 Democratic South Carolina
33 John M. Stone 13 January 1890 20 January 1896 Democratic Gibson County, Tennessee
34 Anselm J. McLaurin 20 January 1896 16 January 1900 Democratic Brandon, Mississippi, United States
35 Andrew H. Longino 16 January 1900 19 January 1904 Democratic Lawrence County, Mississippi
36 James K. Vardaman 19 January 1904 21 January 1908 Democratic Jackson County, Texas
37 Edmond Noel 21 January 1908 16 January 1912 Democratic near Lexington, Mississippi
38 Earl L. Brewer 16 January 1912 18 January 1916 Democratic near Vaiden, Mississippi
39 Theodore G. Bilbo 18 January 1916 18 January 1920 Democratic Pearl River County, Mississippi
40 Lee M. Russell 18 January 1920 18 January 1924 Democratic Lafayette County, Mississippi
41 Henry L. Whitfield 22 January 1924 18 March 1927 Democratic near Brandon, Mississippi
42 Dennis Murphree 18 March 1927 16 January 1928 Democratic Pittsboro, Calhoun County Mississippi, USA
43 Theodore G. Bilbo 16 January 1928 19 January 1932 Democratic Pearl River County, Mississippi
44 Martin Sennett Conner 19 January 1932 21 January 1936 Democratic Hattiesburg, Mississippi
45 Hugh L. White 26 January 1936 16 January 1940 Democratic near McComb, Mississippi
46 Paul B. Johnson, Sr. 16 January 1940 26 December 1943 Democratic Hillsboro, Mississippi
47 Dennis Murphree 26 December 1943 18 January 1944 Democratic Pittsboro, Calhoun County Mississippi, USA
48 Thomas L. Bailey 18 January 1944 2 November 1946 Democratic near Maben, Mississippi
49 Fielding L. Wright 2 November 1946 22 January 1952 Democratic Rolling Fork, Mississippi
50 Hugh L. White 22 January 1952 17 January 1956 Democratic near McComb, Mississippi
51 James P. Coleman 17 January 1956 19 January 1960 Democratic Ackerman, Mississippi
52 Ross R. Barnett 19 January 1960 21 January 1964 Democratic Standing Pine Leake County, Mississippi, USA
53 Paul B. Johnson, Jr. 21 January 1964 16 January 1968 Democratic Hattiesburg, Mississippi
54 John Bell Williams 16 January 1968 18 January 1972 Democratic Raymond, Mississippi
55 William Waller 18 January 1972 20 January 1976 Democratic Lafayette County, Mississippi, U.S.
56 Cliff Finch 20 January 1976 22 January 1980 Democratic Pope, Panola County Mississippi, USA
57 William Winter 22 January 1980 10 January 1984 Democratic Grenada, Mississippi, U.S.
58 William Allain 10 January 1984 12 January 1988 Democratic Washington, Mississippi, U.S.
59 Ray Mabus 12 January 1988 14 January 1992 Democratic Starkville, Mississippi, U.S.
60 Kirk Fordice 14 January 1992 11 January 2000 Republican Memphis, Tennessee
61 Ronnie Musgrove 11 January 2000 13 January 2004 Democratic Tocowa, Mississippi, U.S.
62 Haley Barbour 13 January 2004 10 January 2012 Republican Yazoo City, Mississippi, U.S.
63 Phil Bryant 10 January 2012 Incumbent Republican Moorhead, Mississippi, U.S.

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