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7-May-1798 25-May-1801 Winthrop Sargent (b. 1753, d. 1820, Federalist)
25-May-1801 1-Mar-1805 William Charles Coles Claiborne (b. 1775, d. 1817, Democrat)
1-Mar-1805 7-Mar-1809 Robert Williams (b. 1773, d. 1855, Democrat)
7-Mar-1809 5-Jan-1820 David Holmes (1st time, b. 1769, d. 1832, Democrat)
5-Jan-1820 7-Jan-1822 George Poindexter (b. 1779, d. 1853, Democrat)
7-Jan-1822 17-Nov-1825 Walter Leake (b. 1762, d. 1825, Democrat)
17-Nov-1825 7-Jan-1826 Gerard Chittocque Brandon (acting, 1st time, b. 1788, d. 1850, Democrat)
7-Jan-1826 25-Jul-1826 David Holmes (2nd time, Democrat)
25-Jul-1826 9-Jan-1832 Gerard Chittocque Brandon (2nd time, Democrat)
9-Jan-1832 12-Jul-1833 Abram Marshall Scott (b. 1785, d. 1833, Democrat)
12-Jul-1833 20-Nov-1833 Charles Lynch (acting, 1st time, b. 1783, d. 1853, Democrat)
20-Nov-1833 3-Dec-1835 Hiram George Runnels (b. 1796, d. 1857, Democrat)
3-Dec-1835 7-Jan-1836 John A. Quitman (acting, 1st time, b. 1798, d. 1858, Whig)
7-Jan-1836 8-Jan-1838 Charles Lynch (2nd time, Democrat)
8-Jan-1838 10-Jan-1842 Alexander Gallatin McNutt (b. 1802, d. 1848, Democrat)
10-Jan-1842 10-Jan-1844 Tilgham Mayfield Tucker (b. 1802, d. 1859, Democrat)
10-Jan-1844 10-Jan-1848 Albert Gallatin Brown (b. 1813, d. 1880, Democrat)
10-Jan-1848 10-Jan-1850 Joseph W. Matthews (b. 1812, d. 1862, Democrat)
10-Jan-1850 3-Feb-1851 John A. Quitman (2nd time, Democrat)
3-Feb-1851 24-Nov-1851 John Isaac Guion (acting, b. 1802, d. 1855, Democrat)
24-Nov-1851 10-Jan-1852 James Whitfield (acting, b. 1791, d. 1875, Democrat)
10-Jan-1852 5-Jan-1854 Henry Stuart Foote (b. 1804, d. 1880, Union-Democrat)
5-Jan-1854 10-Jan-1854 John Jones Pettus (acting, 1st time, b. 1813, d. 1867, Democrat)
10-Jan-1854 16-Nov-1857 John J. McRae (b. 1815, d. 1861, Democrat)
16-Nov-1857 21-Nov-1859 William McWillie (b. 1795, d. 1869, Democrat)
21-Nov-1859 16-Nov-1863 John Jones Pettus (2nd time, Democrat)
16-Nov-1863 13-Jun-1865 Charles Clark (b. 1810, d. 1877, Democrat)
13-Jun-1865 16-Oct-1865 William Lewis Sharkey (acting, b. 1798, d. 1873, Whig)
16-Oct-1865 15-Jun-1868 Benjamin Grubb Humphreys (b. 1808, d. 1882, Democrat)
15-Jun-1868 10-Mar-1870 Adelbert Ames (Military Governor, 1st time, b. 1835, d. 1933, Mil)
10-Mar-1870 30-Nov-1871 James Lusk Alcorn (b. 1816, d. 1894, Republican)
30-Nov-1871 4-Jan-1874 Ridgley Ceylon Powers (b. 1836, d. 1912, Republican)
4-Jan-1874 20-Mar-1876 Adelbert Ames (2nd time, Republican)
20-Mar-1876 9-Jan-1882 John Marshall Stone (1st time, b. 1830, d. 1900, Democrat)
9-Jan-1882 13-Jan-1890 Robert Lowry (b. 1830, d. 1910, Democrat)
13-Jan-1890 20-Jan-1896 John Marshall Stone (2nd time, Democrat)
20-Jan-1896 16-Jan-1900 Anselm Joseph McLaurin (b. 1848, d. 1909, Democrat)
16-Jan-1900 19-Jan-1904 Andrew Houston Longino (b. 1855, d. 1942, Democrat)
19-Jan-1904 21-Jan-1908 James K. Vardaman (b. 1861, d. 1930, Democrat)
21-Jan-1908 16-Jan-1912 Edmund Favor Noel (b. 1856, d. 1927, Democrat)
16-Jan-1912 18-Jan-1916 Earl LeRoy Brewer (b. 1869, d. 1942, Democrat)
18-Jan-1916 18-Jan-1920 Theodore Bilbo (1st time, b. 1877, d. 1947, Democrat)
18-Jan-1920 18-Jan-1924 Lee Maurice Russell (b. 1875, d. 1943, Democrat)
18-Jan-1924 18-Mar-1927 Henry Lewis Whitfield (b. 1868, d. 1927, Democrat)
18-Mar-1927 16-Jan-1928 Herron Dennis Murphree (1st time, b. 1886, d. 1949, Democrat)
16-Jan-1928 19-Jan-1932 Theodore Bilbo (2nd time, Democrat)
19-Jan-1932 21-Jan-1936 Martin Sennett Conner (b. 1891, d. 1950, Democrat)
21-Jan-1936 16-Jan-1940 Hugh Lawson White (1st time, b. 1881, d. 1965, Democrat)
16-Jan-1940 26-Dec-1943 Paul B. Johnson, Sr. (b. 1880, d. 1943, Democrat)
26-Dec-1943 18-Jan-1944 Herron Dennis Murphree (2nd time, Democrat)
18-Jan-1944 2-Nov-1946 Thomas Lowry Bailey (b. 1888, d. 1946, Democrat)
2-Nov-1946 22-Jan-1952 Fielding Lewis Wright (b. 1895, d. 1956, Democrat)
22-Jan-1952 17-Jan-1956 Hugh Lawson White (2nd time, Democrat)
17-Jan-1956 19-Jan-1960 J. P. Coleman (b. 1914, d. 1991, Democrat)
19-Jan-1960 21-Jan-1964 Ross R. Barnett (b. 1898, d. 1987, Democrat)
21-Jan-1964 16-Jan-1968 Paul B. Johnson, Jr. (b. 1916, d. 1985, Democrat)
16-Jan-1968 18-Jan-1972 John Bell Williams (b. 1918, d. 1983, Democrat)
18-Jan-1972 20-Jan-1976 William Lowe Waller (b. 1926, Democrat)
20-Jan-1976 22-Jan-1980 Cliff Finch (b. 1927, d. 1986, Democrat)
22-Jan-1980 10-Jan-1984 William Winter (b. 1923, Democrat)
10-Jan-1984 12-Jan-1988 William Allain (b. 1928, Democrat)
12-Jan-1988 14-Jan-1992 Ray Mabus (b. 1948, Democrat)
14-Jan-1992 11-Jan-2000 Kirk Fordice (b. 1934, d. 2004, Republican)
11-Jan-2000 13-Jan-2004 Ronnie Musgrove (b. 1956, Democrat)
13-Jan-2004 10-Jan-2012 Haley Barbour (b. 1947, Republican)
10-Jan-2012 -- Phil Bryant (b. 1954, Republican)

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