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Territory Governors

NameAffiliationAssumed OfficeTerm(s)BirthDeath
Isaac Ingalls Stevens Democrat 03/17/1853 1853-1857 03/25/1818 09/01/1862
Charles H. Mason (Acting) Democrat 03/26/1854 05/12/1855 08/1857 03/1854 - 12/1854 05/1855 - 01/19/1856 08/1857 - 09/1857 1830 07/29/1859
Fayette McMullen Democrat 09/1857 1857-1859 1810 11/08/1880
Charles H. Mason (Acting) Democrat 08/1858 08/1858 - 07/1859 1830 07/29/1859
Richard D. Gholson Democrat 07/1859 1859 - 1861 01/31/1802 08/28/1861
Henry M McGill (Acting)   05/1860 1860 - 1861 1831 1915
William Henson Wallace Republican 04/1861 1861 07/19/1811 02/07/1879
L. Jay S. Turney (Acting)   1861 1861 - 1862   05/20/1881
William Pickering Republican 06/1862 1862 - 1866 1798 04/22/1873
George E. Cole Democrat 11/21/1866 1866 - 1867 12/23/1826 12/03/1906
Marshall F. Moore Republican 03/04/1867 1867 - 1869 02/12/1829 02/26/1870
Alvan Flanders Republican 1869 1869 - 1870 08/02/1825 03/14/1894
Edward Selig Salomon Republican 04/1870 1870 - 1872 12/25/1836 07/18/1913
Elisha Peyre Ferry Republican 04/1872 1872 - 1880 08/09/1825 10/14/1895
William Augustus Newell Republican 04/1880 1880 - 1884 09/05/1817 08/08/1901
Watson Carvosso Squire Republican 04/1884 1884 - 1887 05/18/1836 06/07/1926
Eugene Semple Democrat 04/1887 1887 - 1889 06/12/1840 08/28/1908
Miles Conway Moore Republican 03/1889 1889 04/17/1845 12/18/1919

STATE GOVERNORS

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NameAffiliationAssumed OfficeWebsiteTerm(s)BirthDeath
Elisha Peyre Ferry Republican 11/11/1889   1889 - 1897 08/09/1825 10/14/1895
John Harte McGraw Republican 01/09/1893   1893 - 1897 10/04/1850 06/23/1910
John Rankin Rogers Populist / Democrat 01/11/1897 01/14/1901   1897 - 1901 09/04/1838 12/26/1901
Henry McBride Republican 12/26/1901   1901 - 1905 02/07/1856 10/06/1937
Albert Edward Mead Republican 01/09/1905   1905 - 1909 12/14/1861 03/19/1913
Samuel Goodlove Cosgrove Republican 01/27/1909   1909 04/10/1847 03/28/1909
Marion E. Hay Republican 03/28/1909   1909 - 1913 12/09/1865 11/21/1933
Ernest Lister Democrat 01/11/1913 01/08/1917   1913 - 1919 06/15/1870 06/14/1919
Louis Folwell Hart Republican 06/14/1919 01/10/1921   1919 - 1925 01/04/1862 12/05/1929
Roland Hill Hartley Republican 01/12/1925 01/14/1929   1925 - 1933 06/26/1864 09/21/1952
Clarence Daniel Martin Democrat 01/09/1933 01/11/1937   1933 - 1941 06/29/1864 08/11/1955
Arthur Bernard Langlie Republican 01/13/1941   1941 - 1945 07/25/1900 07/24/1966
Monrad Charles Wallgren Democrat 01/10/1945   1945 - 1949 04/17/1891 09/18/1961
Arthur Bernard Langlie Republican 01/12/1949 01/12/1953   1949 - 1957 07/25/1900 07/24/1966
Albert Dean Rosellini Democrat 01/14/1957 01/09/1961   1957 - 1965 01/21/1910 10/10/2011
Daniel Jackson Evans Republican 01/11/1965 01/13/1969 01/08/1973   1965 - 1977 10/16/1925  
Dixy Lee Ray Democrat 01/12/1977   1977 - 1981 09/03/1914 01/02/1994
John Dennis Spellman Republican 01/14/1981   1981 - 1985 12/29/1926  
Booth Gardner Democrat 01/16/1985  01/11/1989   1985 - 1993 08/21/1936  03/15/2013
Michael Edward Lowry Democrat 01/13/1993 Link 1993 - 1997 03/08/1939  
Gary Locke Democrat 01/15/1997 01/10/2001 Link 1997 - 2005 01/21/1950  
Christine Gregoire Democrat 01/12/2005 01/14/2009 Link 2005 - 2013 03/24/1947  
Jay Inslee Democrat 01/16/2013   2013 -  02/09/1951