List of Governors of West Virginia, USA

S.no. Governor Term start Term end Party Place
1 Arthur I. Boreman 20 June 1863 26 February 1869 Republican Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
2 Daniel D. T. Farnsworth 26 February 1869 4 March 1869 Republican Staten Island, New York
3 William E. Stevenson 4 March 1869 4 March 1871 Republican Warren, Pennsylvania
4 John J. Jacob 4 March 1871 4 March 1877 Democratic Independent Green Spring, West Virginia
5 Henry M. Mathews 4 March 1877 4 March 1881 Democratic Greenbrier County, West Virginia
6 Jacob B. Jackson 4 March 1881 4 March 1885 Democratic Parkersburg, West Virginia
7 Emanuel Willis Wilson 4 March 1885 6 February 1890 Democratic Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
8 Aretas B. Fleming 6 February 1890 4 March 1893 Democratic Fairmont, West Virginia
9 William A. MacCorkle 4 March 1893 4 March 1897 Democratic Lexington, Virginia
10 George W. Atkinson 4 March 1897 4 March 1901 Republican Charleston, West Virginia
11 Albert B. White 4 March 1901 4 March 1905 Republican Cleveland, Ohio
12 William M. O. Dawson 4 March 1905 4 March 1909 Republican Bloomington, Maryland
13 William E. Glasscock 4 March 1909 14 March 1913 Republican Monongalia County, West Virginia
14 Henry D. Hatfield 14 March 1913 5 March 1917 Republican Mingo County, West Virginia
15 John J. Cornwell 5 March 1917 4 March 1921 Democratic Pennsboro, West Virginia
16 Ephraim F. Morgan 4 March 1921 4 March 1925 Republican Marion County, West Virginia
17 Howard M. Gore 4 March 1925 4 March 1929 Republican Harrison County, West Virginia, U.S.
18 William G. Conley 4 March 1929 4 March 1933 Republican Kingwood, West Virginia
19 Herman G. Kump 4 March 1933 18 January 1937 Democratic Capon Springs, West Virginia
20 Homer A. Holt 18 January 1937 13 January 1941 Democratic Lewisburg, West Virginia
21 Matthew M. Neely 13 January 1941 15 January 1945 Democratic Grove, West Virginia
22 Clarence W. Meadows 15 January 1945 17 January 1949 Democratic Beckley, West Virginia
23 Okey L. Patteson 17 January 1949 19 January 1953 Democratic Dingess, West Virginia
24 William C. Marland 19 January 1953 14 January 1957 Democratic Johnston City, Illinois
25 Cecil H. Underwood 14 January 1957 16 January 1961 Republican Josephs Mills, West Virginia
26 William Wallace Barron 16 January 1961 18 January 1965 Democratic Elkins, West Virginia
27 Hulett C. Smith 18 January 1965 13 January 1969 Democratic Beckley, West Virginia, U.S.
28 Arch A. Moore, Jr. 13 January 1969 17 January 1977 Republican Moundsville, West Virginia, U.S.
29 Jay Rockefeller 17 January 1977 14 January 1985 Democratic New York City, New York, U.S.
30 Arch A. Moore, Jr. 14 January 1985 16 January 1989 Republican Moundsville, West Virginia, U.S.
31 Gaston Caperton 16 January 1989 13 January 1997 Democratic Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
32 Cecil H. Underwood 13 January 1997 15 January 2001 Republican Josephs Mills, West Virginia
33 Bob Wise 15 January 2001 17 January 2005 Democratic Washington, D.C., U.S.
34 Joe Manchin 17 January 2005 15 November 2010 Democratic Farmington, West Virginia, United States
35 Earl Ray Tomblin 15 November 2010 Incumbent Democratic Logan County, West Virginia, U.S.