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Governor of Pennsylvania


1681 1693 William Penn (Lord, 1st time, b. 1644, d. 1718)
1693 1718 William Penn (Lord, 2nd time)
1712 1727 Hannah Penn (acting Lord, d. 1727)
1718 1746 John Penn (Lord, d. 1746)
1718 21-Mar-1775 Thomas Penn (Lord, b. 1703, d. 1775)
1718 1771 Richard Penn (Lord, b. 1735, d. 1811)
Jun-1681 24-Oct-1682 William Markham (1st time, b. circa 1635, d. 1704)
24-Oct-1682 Jun-1684 William Penn (1st time)
Aug-1684 18-Dec-1688 Thomas Lloyd (1st time, b. 1640, d. 1694)
18-Dec-1688 2-Jan-1690 John Blackwell  
2-Jan-1690 26-Apr-1693 Thomas Lloyd (2nd time)
27-Apr-1693 Dec-1699 William Markham (2nd time)
Dec-1699 Nov-1701 William Penn (2nd time)
14-Nov-1701 20-Apr-1703 Andrew Hamilton (d. 1703)
4-May-1703 3-Feb-1704 Edward Shippen (b. 1639, d. 1712)
3-Feb-1704 1-Feb-1709 John Evans  
1-Feb-1709 31-May-1717 Charles Gookin  
31-May-1717 22-Jun-1726 Sir William Keith (b. 1680, d. 1749)
22-Jun-1726 5-Aug-1736 Patrick Gordon  
5-Aug-1736 1-Jun-1738 James Logan (b. 1674, d. 1751)
1-Jun-1738 29-May-1747 George Thomas  
6-Jun-1747 23-Nov-1748 Anthony Palmer  
23-Nov-1748 3-Oct-1754 James Hamilton (1st time, b. circa 1710, d. 1783)
3-Oct-1754 20-Aug-1756 Robert Hunter Morris (b. circa 1700, d. 1764)
20-Aug-1756 17-Nov-1759 William Denny  
18-Nov-1759 31-Oct-1763 James Hamilton (2nd time)
31-Oct-1763 4-May-1771 John Penn (1st time, b. 1729, d. 1795)
6-May-1771 16-Oct-1771 James Hamilton (3rd time)
16-Oct-1771 30-Aug-1773 Richard Penn  
30-Aug-1773 Jul-1776 John Penn (2nd time)
4-Jul-1776   Owen Biddle (Chairman, 1st time)
4-Jul-1776 8-Jul-1776 George Clymer (Chairman)
8-Jul-1776   Owen Biddle (2nd time, Chairman)
9-Jul-1776   James Mease (1st time, Chairman)
10-Jul-1776   Owen Biddle (3rd time, Chairman)
11-Jul-1776   Alexander Wilcocks (1st time, Chairman)
12-Jul-1776   Samuel Howell (Chairman)
15-Jul-1776   James Mease (2nd time, Chairman)
16-Jul-1776   Owen Biddle (4th time, Chairman)
17-Jul-1776   James Biddle (Chairman)
19-Jul-1776 22-Jul-1776 Alexander Wilcocks (2nd time, Chairman)
24-Jul-1776 26-Jul-1776 David Rittenhouse (Chairman, 1st time)
27-Jul-1776   Samuel Morris (Chairman, 1st time)
29-Jul-1776 31-Jul-1776 David Rittenhouse (Chairman, 2nd time)
1-Aug-1776   Samuel Morris (Chairman, 2nd time)
2-Aug-1776   Thomas Wharton (Chairman, b. 1735, d. 1778)
5-Aug-1776 6-Aug-1776 David Rittenhouse (Chairman, 3rd time)
7-Aug-1776 4-Mar-1777 Thomas Wharton (President)
4-Mar-1777 23-May-1778 Thomas Wharton (President)
23-May-1778 1-Dec-1778 George Bryan (acting President, b. 1731, d. 1791)
1-Dec-1778 8-Oct-1781 Joseph Reed (President, b. 1741, d. 1785)
8-Oct-1781 8-Oct-1782 William Moore (President, b. circa 1735, d. 1793)
8-Oct-1782 7-Nov-1782 James Potter (acting President)
7-Nov-1782 10-Oct-1785 John Dickinson (President, b. 1732, d. 1808)
10-Oct-1785 18-Oct-1785 Charles Biddle (acting President)
18-Oct-1785 14-Oct-1788 Benjamin Franklin (President, b. 1706, d. 1790)
14-Oct-1788 5-Nov-1788 David Redick (acting President)
5-Nov-1788 21-Dec-1790 Thomas Mifflin (President, b. 1744, d. 1800)
21-Dec-1790 17-Dec-1799 Thomas Mifflin (Federalist)
17-Dec-1799 20-Dec-1808 Thomas McKean (b. 1735, d. 1817, Democrat-Republican)
20-Dec-1808 16-Dec-1817 Simon Snyder (b. 1759, d. 1819, Democrat-Republican)
16-Dec-1817 19-Dec-1820 William Findlay (b. 1768, d. 1846, Democrat-Republican)
19-Dec-1820 16-Dec-1825 Joseph Hiester (b. 1752, d. 1832, Democrat)
16-Dec-1825 15-Dec-1829 John A. Shulze (b. 1775, d. 1852, Democrat-Republican)
15-Dec-1829 15-Dec-1835 George Wolf (b. 1777, d. 1852, Democrat-Republican)
15-Dec-1835 15-Jan-1839 Joseph Ritner (b. 1780, d. 1869, AMP)
15-Jan-1839 21-Jan-1845 David R. Porter (b. 1788, d. 1867, Democrat)
21-Jan-1845 9-Jul-1848 Francis R. Shunk (b. 1788, d. 1848, Democrat)
26-Jul-1848 20-Jan-1852 William F. Johnston (b. 1808, d. 1872, Whig)
20-Jan-1852 16-Jan-1855 William Bigler (b. 1814, d. 1880, Democrat)
16-Jan-1855 19-Jan-1858 James Pollock (b. 1810, d. 1890, Democrat)
19-Jan-1858 15-Jan-1861 William Fisher Packer (b. 1807, d. 1870, Democrat)
15-Jan-1861 15-Jan-1867 Andrew Gregg Curtin (b. 1815, d. 1894, Republican)
15-Jan-1867 21-Jan-1873 John White Geary (b. 1819, d. 1873, Republican)
21-Jan-1873 21-Jan-1879 John Frederick Hartranft (b. 1830, d. 1889, Republican)
21-Jan-1879 16-Jan-1883 Henry Martyn Hoyt (b. 1830, d. 1892, Republican)
16-Jan-1883 18-Jan-1887 Robert Emory Pattison (1st time, b. 1850, d. 1904, Democrat)
18-Jan-1887 20-Jan-1891 James Addams Beaver (b. 1837, d. 1914, Republican)
20-Jan-1891 15-Jan-1895 Robert Emory Pattison (2nd time, Democrat)
15-Jan-1895 17-Jan-1899 Daniel H. Hastings (b. 1849, d. 1903, Republican)
17-Jan-1899 20-Jan-1903 William A. Stone (b. 1846, d. 1903, Republican)
20-Jan-1903 15-Jan-1907 Samuel W. Pennypacker (b. 1843, d. 1916, Republican)
15-Jan-1907 17-Jan-1911 Edwin S. Stuart (b. 1853, d. 1937, Republican)
17-Jan-1911 19-Jan-1915 John K. Tener (b. 1863, d. 1946, Republican)
19-Jan-1915 21-Jan-1919 Martin G. Brumbaugh (b. 1862, d. 1930, Republican)
21-Jan-1919 16-Jan-1923 William C. Sproul (b. 1870, d. 1928, Republican)
16-Jan-1923 18-Jan-1927 Gifford Pinchot (1st time, b. 1865, d. 1946, Republican)
18-Jan-1927 20-Jan-1931 John S. Fisher (b. 1867, d. 1940, Republican)
20-Jan-1931 15-Jan-1935 Gifford Pinchot (2nd time, Republican)
15-Jan-1935 17-Jan-1939 George H. Earle (b. 1890, d. 1974, Democrat)
17-Jan-1939 19-Jan-1943 Arthur H. James (b. 1883, d. 1973, Republican)
19-Jan-1943 2-Jan-1947 Edward Martin (b. 1879, d. 1967, Republican)
2-Jan-1947 21-Jan-1947 John C. Bell, Jr. (b. 1892, d. 1974, Republican)
21-Jan-1947 16-Jan-1951 James H. Duff (b. 1883, d. 1969, Republican)
16-Jan-1951 18-Jan-1955 John S. Fine (b. 1893, d. 1978, Republican)
18-Jan-1955 20-Jan-1959 George M. Leader (b. 1918, Democrat)
20-Jan-1959 15-Jan-1963 David L. Lawrence (b. 1889, d. 1966, Democrat)
15-Jan-1963 17-Jan-1967 William W. Scranton (b. 1917, Republican)
17-Jan-1967 19-Jan-1971 Raymond P. Shafer (b. 1917, d. 2006, Republican)
19-Jan-1971 16-Jan-1979 Milton J. Shapp (b. 1912, d. 1988, Democrat)
16-Jan-1979 20-Jan-1987 Dick Thornburgh (b. 1932, Republican)
20-Jan-1987 17-Jan-1995 Robert P. Casey (b. 1932, d. 2000, Democrat)
17-Jan-1995 5-Oct-2001 Tom Ridge (b. 1945, Republican)
5-Oct-2001 21-Jan-2003 Mark S. Schweiker (b. 1953, Republican)
21-Jan-2003 18-Jan-2011 Ed Rendell (b. 1944, Democrat)
18-Jan-2011 -- Tom Corbett (b. 1949, Republican)

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