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List of Delaware Governors

====List of Delaware Governors===

Governors of New Sweden, 1639-1655

  • Peter Minuit 1639-1640
  • Peter Hollandaer Ridder 1640-1643
  • Johan Björnsson Printz 1643-1653
  • Johan Papegoya 1653-1654
  • Johan Classon Rising 1654-1655

Part of New Netherlands, 1655-1664
Part of New York, 1664-1682
Part of Pennsylvania, 1682-1704
Shares Governor with Pennsylvania, 1704-1776

Presidents of Delaware, 1776-1793

  • John McKinly & George Read 1776-1777
  • John McKinly 1777-1778
  • Caesar Rodney 1778-1781
  • John Dickinson 1781-1783
  • John Cook (acting) 1783
  • Nicholas Van Dyke 1783-1786
  • Thomas Collins 1786-1789
  • Jehu Davis (acting) 1789
  • Joshua Clayton (Federalist) 1789-1793

Governors of Delaware, 1793-present

  • Joshua Clayton (Federalist) 1793-1796
  • Gunning Bedford (Federalist) 1796-1797
  • Daniel Rogers (Federalist, acting) 1797-1799
  • Richard Bassett (Federalist) 1799-1801
  • James Sykes (Federalist, acting) 1801-1802
  • David Hall (Republican) 1802-1805
  • Nathaniel Mitchell (Federalist) 1805-1808
  • George Truitt (Federalist) 1808-1811
  • Joseph Haslet (Republican) 1811-1814
  • Daniel Rodney (Federalist) 1814-1817
  • John Clark (Federalist) 1817-1820
  • Jacob Stout (Federalist, acting) 1820-1821
  • John Collins (Republican) 1821-1822
  • Caleb Rodney (Federalist) 1822-1823
  • Joseph Haslet (Republican) 1823
  • Charles Thomas (Republican) 1823-1824
  • Samuel Paynter (Federalist) 1824-1827
  • Charles Polk (Federalist) 1827-1830
  • David Hazzard (National Republican[?]) 1830-1833
  • Caleb P. Bennett (Democrat) 1833-1836
  • Charles Polk (Whig, acting) 1836-1837
  • Cornelius P. Comegys (Whig) 1837-1841
  • William B. Cooper (Whig) 1841-1845
  • Thomas Stockton (Whig) 1845-1846
  • Joseph Maull (Whig, acting) 1846
  • William Temple (Whig, acting) 1846-1847
  • William Tharp (Democrat) 1847-1851
  • William H. Ross (Democrat) 1851-1855
  • Peter Causey (American[?]) 1855-1859
  • William Burton (Democrat) 1859-1863
  • William Cannon (Unionist) 1863-1865
  • Gove Saulsbury (Democrat) 1865-1871
  • James Ponder (Democrat) 1871-1875
  • John P. Cochran (Democrat) 1875-1879
  • John W. Hall (Democrat) 1879-1883
  • Charles C. Stockley (Democrat) 1883-1887
  • Benjamin T. Biggs (Democrat) 1887-1891
  • Robert J. Reynolds (Democrat) 1891-1895
  • Joshua H. Marvil (Republican) 1895
  • William T. Watson (Democrat, acting) 1895-1897
  • Ebe W. Tunnell (Democrat) 1897-1901
  • John Hunn (Republican) 1901-1905
  • Preston Lea (Republican) 1905-1909
  • Simeon S. Pennewill (Republican) 1909-1913
  • Charles R. Miller (Republican) 1913-1917
  • John G. Townsend, Jr. (Republican) 1917-1921
  • William D. Denney (Republican) 1921-1925
  • Robert P. Robinson (Republican) 1925-1929
  • C. Douglass Buck (Republican) 1929-1937
  • R.C. McMullen (Democrat) 1937-1941
  • Walter W. Bacon (Republican) 1941-1949
  • Elbert N. Carvel (Democrat) 1949-1953
  • James Caleb Boggs (Republican) 1953-1960
  • David P. Buckson (Republican, acting) 1960-1961
  • Elbert N. Carvel (Democrat) 1961-1965
  • Charles L. Terry, Jr. (Democrat) 1965-1969
  • Russell W. Peterson (Republican) 1969-1973
  • Sherman W. Tribbitt (Democrat) 1973-1977
  • Pierre S. du Pont IV (Republican) 1977-1985
  • Michael N. Castle (Republican) 1985-1992
  • Dale E. Wolf (Republican) 1992-1993
  • Tom Carper (Democrat) 1993-2001
  • Ruth Ann Minner (Democrat) 2001-



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