List of Governors of Nevada, USA

S.no. Governor Term start Term end Party Place
  Isaac Roop (provisional) 15 December 1859 2 March 1861 Whig Carroll County, Maryland, U.S.
James W. Nye (territorial) 2 March 1861 5 December 1864 Republican DeRuyter (town), New York, US
1 Henry G. Blasdel 5 December 1864 2 January 1871 Republican Lawrenceburg, Indiana, U.S.
2 Lewis R. Bradley 2 January 1871 6 January 1879 Democratic Virginia
3 John H. Kinkead 6 January 1879 1 January 1883 Republican Smithfield, Pennsylvania
4 Jewett W. Adams 1 January 1883 3 January 1887 Democratic South Hero, Vermont, U.S.
5 Charles C. Stevenson 3 January 1887 21 September 1890 Republican Phelps, New York, U.S.
6 Frank Bell 21 September 1890 5 January 1891 Republican Toronto, Ontario, Canada
7 Roswell K. Colcord 5 January 1891 7 January 1895 Republican Searsport, Maine
8 John E. Jones 7 January 1895 10 April 1896 Silver Merthyr Tydfil, Wales
9 Reinhold Sadler 10 April 1896 5 January 1903 Silver Czarnikau, Posen Province, Prussia
10 John Sparks 5 January 1903 22 May 1908 Silver-Democratic Winston County, Mississippi, U.S.
11 Denver S. Dickerson 22 May 1908 2 January 1911 Silver-Democratic Millville, California, U.S.
12 Tasker L. Oddie 2 January 1911 4 January 1915 Republican Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.
13 Emmet D. Boyle 4 January 1915 1 January 1923 Democratic Gold Hill, Nevada, U.S.
14 James G. Scrugham 1 January 1923 3 January 1927 Democratic Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.
15 Fred B. Balzar 3 January 1927 21 March 1934 Republican Virginia City, Nevada, U.S.
16 Morley Griswold 21 March 1934 7 January 1935 Republican Elko, Nevada, U.S.
17 Richard Kirman, Sr. 7 January 1935 2 January 1939 Democratic Virginia City, Nevada, U.S.
18 Edward P. Carville 2 January 1939 24 July 1945 Democratic Elko County, Nevada, U.S.
19 Vail M. Pittman 24 July 1945 1 January 1951 Democratic Vicksburg, Mississippi, U.S.
20 Charles H. Russell (1903-1989) 1 January 1951 5 January 1959 Republican Lovelock, Nevada, U.S.
21 Grant Sawyer (1918-1996) 5 January 1959 2 January 1967 Democratic Twin Falls, Idaho, U.S.
22 Paul Laxalt (1922- ) 2 January 1967 4 January 1971 Republican Reno, Nevada, U.S.
23 Mike O’Callaghan (1929-2004) 4 January 1971 1 January 1979 Democratic La Crosse, Wisconsin, U.S.
24 Robert List (1936- ) 1 January 1979 3 January 1983 Republican Visalia, California, U.S.
25 Richard Bryan (1937- ) 3 January 1983 3 January 1989 Democratic Washington, D.C., U.S.
26 Bob Miller (1945- ) 3 January 1989 4 January 1999 Democratic Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
27 Kenny Guinn (1936-2010) 4 January 1999 1 January 2007 Republican Garland, Arkansas, U.S.
28 Jim Gibbons (1944- ) 1 January 2007 3 January 2011 Republican Sparks, Nevada, U.S.
29 Brian Sandoval (1963- ) 3 January 2011 Incumbent Republican Redding, California, U.S.