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Michigan's Governors, 1835 to Present

# NAME YEARS SERVED PARTY
1 Stevens T. Mason 1835-1840 D
2 William Woodbridge * 1840-1841 W
3 James Wright Gordon 1841 W
4 John S. Barry 1842-1846 D
5 Alpheus Felch ** 1846-1847 D
6 William L. Greenly 1847 D
7 Epaphroditus Ransom 1848-1850 D
8 John S. Barry 1850-1851 D
9 Robert McClelland 1852-1853 D
10 Andrew Parsons 1853-1854 D
11 Kinsley S. Bingham 1855-1858 R
12 Moses Wisner 1859-1860 R
13 Austin Blair 1861-1864 R
14 Henry H. Crapo 1865-1868 R
15 Henry P. Baldwin 1869-1872 R
16 John J. Bagley 1873-1876 R
17 Charles M. Croswell 1877-1880 R
18 David H. Jerome 1881-1882 R
19 Josiah W. Begole 1883-1884 D (Fusionist)
20 Russell A. Alger 1885-1886 R
21 Cyrus G. Luce 1887-1890 R
22 Edwin B. Winans 1891-1892 D
23 John T. Rich 1893-1896 R
24 Hazen S. Pingree 1897-1900 R
25 Aaron T. Bliss 1901-1904 R
26 Fred M. Warner 1905-1910 R
27 Chase S. Osborn 1911-1912 R
28 Woodbridge N. Ferris 1913-1916 D
29 Albert E. Sleeper 1917-1920 R
30 Alexander J. Groesbeck 1921-1926 R
31 Fred W. Green 1927-1930 R
32 Wilber M. Brucker 1931-1932 R
33 William A. Comstock 1933-1934 D
34 Frank D. Fitzgerald 1935-1936 R
35 Frank Murphy 1937-1938 D
36 Frank D. Fitzgerald *** 1939 R
37 Luren D. Dickinson 1939-1940 R
38 Murray D. Van Wagoner 1941-1942 D
39 Harry F. Kelly 1943-1946 R
40 Kim Sigler 1947-1948 R
41 G. Mennen Williams 1949-1960 D
42 John B. Swainson 1961-1962 D
43 George Romney 1963-1969 R
44 William G. Milliken 1969-1982 R
45 James J. Blanchard 1983-1990 D
46 John M. Engler 1991-2002 R
47 Jennifer M. Granholm 2003-2010 D
48 Rick Snyder 2011- R
D = Democrat
R = Republican
W = Whig
* Resigned February 24, 1841, to become a U.S. senator
** Resigned March 3, 1847, to become a U.S. senator
*** Died in office, March 16, 1939