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Governors of New Jersey

I. Colonial Period
1665-1703 Proprietors; 1703-1776 Royal Government

Philip Carteret

East New Jersey

1665-82

Edmund Andros

East and West New Jersey

1674-81; 1688-89

Edward Byllynge

West New Jersey

1680-87

Robert Barclay

East New Jersey

1682-90

Daniel Coxe

West New Jersey

1687-92

Andrew Hamilton

East and West New Jersey

1692-98, 1699-1703

Jeremiah Basse

East and West New Jersey

1698-99

Edward Hyde, Lord Cornbury

New York and New Jersey

1703-8

John Lovelace

New York and New Jersey

1708-9

Richard Ingoldesby

New York and New Jersey

1709-10

Robert Hunter

New York and New Jersey

1710-20

William Burnet

New York and New Jersey

1720-28

John Montgomerie

New York and New Jersey

1728-31

William Cosby

New York and New Jersey

1732-36

Lewis Morris

New Jersey

1738-46

Jonathan Belcher

New Jersey

1747-57

Francis Bernard

New Jersey

1758-60

Thomas Boone

New Jersey

1760-61

Josiah Hardy

New Jersey

1761-63

William Franklin

New Jersey

1763-76

II. Governors Under Constitution 1776

William Livingston

Patriot

1776-90

William Paterson

Federalist

1790-93

Richard Howell

Federalist

1793-1801

Joseph Bloomfield

Jeffersonian-Republican

1801-2; 1803-12

Aaron Ogden

Federalist

1812-13

William S. Pennington

Jeffersonian-Republican

1813-15

Mahlon Dickerson

Jeffersonian-Republican

1815-17

Isaac H. Williamson

Jeffersonian-Republican

1817-29

Peter D. Vroom

Democrat

1829-32; 1833-36

Samuel L. Southard

Whig

1832-33

Elias P. Seeley

Whig

1833

Philemon Dickerson

Democrat

1836-37

William Pennington

Whig

1837-43

Daniel Haines

Democrat

1843-45; 1848-51

III. Governors Under Constitution of 1844

Charles C. Stratton

Whig

1845-48

George F. Fort

Democrat

1851-54

Rodman M. Price

Democrat

1854-57

William A. Newell

Republican

1857-60

Charles S. Olden

Republican

1860-63

Joel Parker

Democrat

1863-66; 1872-75

Marcus L. Ward

Republican

1866-69

Theordore F. Randolph

Democrat

1869-72

Joseph D. Bedle

Democrat

1875-78

George B. McClellan

Democrat

1878-81

George C. Ludlow

Democrat

1881-84

Leon Abbett

Democrat

1884-87; 1890-93

Robert S. Green

Democrat

1887-90

George T. Werts

Democrat

1893-96

John W. Griggs

Republican

1896-98

Foster M. Vorhees

Republican

1898-1902

Franklin Murphy

Republican

1902-05

Edward C. Stokes

Republican

1905-08

John Franklin Fort

Republican

1908-11

Woodrow Wilson

Democrat

1911-13

James F. Fielder

Democrat

1913-17

Walter E. Edge

Republican

1917-19; 1944-47

Edward I. Edwards

Democrat

1920-23

George S. Silzer

Democrat

1923-26

A. Harry Moore

Democrat

1926-29; 1932-35; 1938-41

Morgan F. Larson

Republican

1929-32

Harold Hoffman

Republican

1935-38

Charles Edison

Democrat

1941-44

IV. Governors Under Constitution of 1947

Alfred E. Driscoll

Republican

1947-54

Robert B. Meyner

Democrat

1954-62

Richard J. Hughes

Democrat

1962-70

William T. Cahill

Republican

1970-74

Brendan Byrne

Democrat

1974-82

Thomas Kean

Republican

1982-90

James Florio

Democrat

1990-94

Christine Whitman

Republican

1994-2001

Donald T. Di Francesco

Republican

2001-2002

James McGreevey

Democrat

2002-2004

Richard J. Codey

Democrat

2004-2006

Jon S. Corzine

Democrat

2006-2010

Chris Christie

Republican

2010-


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