List of Governors of Texas, USA

S.no. Governor Term start Term end Party Place
1 James Pinckney Henderson 19 February 1846 21 December 1847 Democratic Lincolnton, North Carolina
2 George T. Wood 21 December 1847 21 December 1849 Democratic Randolph County, Georgia
3 Peter Hansborough Bell 21 December 1849 23 November 1853 Democratic Culpeper County, Virginia
4 James W. Henderson 23 November 1853 21 December 1853 Democratic Sumner County, Tennessee
5 Elisha M. Pease 21 December 1853 21 December 1857 Unionist Enfield, Connecticut
6 Hardin R. Runnels 21 December 1857 21 December 1859 Democratic Mississippi
7 Sam Houston 21 December 1859 18 March 1861 Independent Rockbridge County, Virginia, U.S.
8 Edward Clark 18 March 1861 7 November 1861 Democratic New Orleans, Louisiana
9 Francis R. Lubbock 7 November 1861 5 November 1863 Democratic Beaufort, South Carolina
10 Pendleton Murrah 5 November 1863 17 June 1865 Democratic Alabama
11 Fletcher Summerfield Stockdale 11 June 1865 16 June 1865 Military Russellville, Kentucky
12 Andrew J. Hamilton 17 June 1865 9 August 1866 Democratic-Military Huntsville, Alabama
13 James W. Throckmorton 9 August 1866 8 August 1867 Democratic Sparta, Tennessee
14 Elisha M. Pease 8 June 1867 30 September 1869 Republican Enfield, Connecticut
15 Edmund J. Davis 8 January 1870 15 January 1874 Republican St. Augustine, Florida
16 Richard Coke 15 January 1874 21 December 1876 Democratic Williamsburg, Virginia
17 Richard B. Hubbard 21 December 1876 21 January 1879 Democratic Walton County, Georgia
18 Oran M. Roberts 21 January 1879 16 January 1883 Democratic South Carolina
19 John Ireland 16 January 1883 20 January 1887 Democratic Hart County, Kentucky
20 Lawrence Sullivan Ross 18 January 1887 20 January 1891 Democratic Bentonsport, Iowa Territory
21 James Stephen Hogg 20 January 1891 15 January 1895 Democratic Cherokee County, Texas
22 Charles A. Culberson 15 January 1895 17 January 1899 Democratic Dadeville, Alabama
23 Joseph D. Sayers 17 January 1899 20 January 1903 Democratic Grenada, Mississippi
24 S. W. T. Lanham 20 January 1903 15 January 1907 Democratic South Carolina
25 Thomas Mitchell Campbell 15 January 1907 17 January 1911 Democratic Rusk, Texas
26 Oscar Branch Colquitt 17 January 1911 19 January 1915 Democratic Camilla, Georgia, U.S.
27 James E. “Pa” Ferguson 19 January 1915 25 August 1917 Democratic Salado, Texas
28 William P. Hobby 25 August 1917 18 January 1921 Democratic Moscow, Texas
29 Pat Morris Neff 18 January 1921 20 January 1925 Democratic McGregor, Texas, USA
30 Miriam A. “Ma” Ferguson 20 January 1925 17 January 1927 Democratic Bell County, Texas
31 Dan Moody 17 January 1927 20 January 1931 Democratic Taylor, Texas
32 Ross S. Sterling 20 January 1931 17 January 1933 Democratic Anahuac, Texas
33 Miriam A. “Ma” Ferguson 17 January 1933 15 January 1935 Democratic Bell County, Texas
34 James V. Allred 15 January 1935 17 January 1939 Democratic Bowie, Montague County Texas, USA
35 W. Lee O’Daniel 17 January 1939 4 August 1941 Democratic Malta, Morgan County, Ohio
36 Coke R. Stevenson 4 August 1941 21 January 1947 Democratic Mason County, Texas, U.S.
37 Beauford H. Jester 21 January 1947 11 July 1949 Democratic Corsicana, Texas
38 Allan Shivers 11 July 1949 15 January 1957 Democratic Lufkin, Texas
39 Price Daniel 15 January 1957 15 January 1963 Democratic Dayton, Texas
40 John Connally 15 January 1963 21 January 1969 Democratic Floresville, Texas, U.S.
41 Preston Smith 21 January 1969 16 January 1973 Democratic Williamson County, Texas
42 Dolph Briscoe 16 January 1973 16 January 1979 Democratic Uvalde, Texas
43 Bill Clements 16 January 1979 18 January 1983 Republican Dallas, Texas
44 Mark White 18 January 1983 20 January 1987 Democratic Longview, Texas, U.S.
45 Bill Clements 20 January 1987 15 January 1991 Republican Dallas, Texas
46 Ann Richards 15 January 1991 17 January 1995 Democratic Lakeview, Texas, U.S.
47 George W. Bush 17 January 1995 21 December 2000 Republican New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.
48 Rick Perry 21 December 2000 20 January 2015 Republican Paint Creek, Texas, U.S.
49 Greg Abbott 20 January 2015 Incumbent Republican Wichita Falls, Texas, U.S.

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