The US Governors ClipArt gallery includes 158 portraits of people who served as governor of a state, a territory, or a colony that became part of the United States.

(1722-1803) American patriot, governor of Massachusetts.

Samuel Adams

(1722-1803) American patriot, governor of Massachusetts.

(1722-1803) American patriot, governor of Massachusetts

Samuel Adams

(1722-1803) American patriot, governor of Massachusetts

He served as the Governor of Massachusetts between 1861 and 1866 during the tumultuous American Civil War. He was a guiding force behind the creation of some of the first U.S. Army units of black men.

John A. Andrew

He served as the Governor of Massachusetts between 1861 and 1866 during the tumultuous American Civil…

(1637-1714) Governor of New York 1674-1681, governor of Virginia 1692-1697.

Sir Edmund Andros

(1637-1714) Governor of New York 1674-1681, governor of Virginia 1692-1697.

He was an American politician and soldier, served as Governor of Massachusetts, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives and as a Union general during the American Civil War.

Nathaniel Prentiss Banks

He was an American politician and soldier, served as Governor of Massachusetts, Speaker of the U.S.…

First Governor of New Hampshire

Josiah Bartlett

First Governor of New Hampshire

(1680-1767) Famous colonizer and governor of French Louisiana.

Sieur de Bienville

(1680-1767) Famous colonizer and governor of French Louisiana.

(1680-1767) Governor of French Louisiana.

Sieur de Bienville

(1680-1767) Governor of French Louisiana.

Governor of Delaware

Benjamin T. Biggs

Governor of Delaware

First Governor of Nevada

Henry G. Blaisdell

First Governor of Nevada

(1835-1911) Picture of Governor William D. Bloxham during 1879. Bloxham served as Florida's thirteenth governor (1881-1885) and seventeenth governor (1897-1901).

William D. Bloxham

(1835-1911) Picture of Governor William D. Bloxham during 1879. Bloxham served as Florida's thirteenth…

First Governor of Illinois

Shadrach Bond

First Governor of Illinois

First Governor of West Virginia

Arthur J. Boreman

First Governor of West Virginia

(1782-1863) Branch served as Florida's sixth territorial governor (1844-1845).

John Branch

(1782-1863) Branch served as Florida's sixth territorial governor (1844-1845).

First Governor of Iowa

Ansell Briggs

First Governor of Iowa

William Gannaway Brownlow was Governor of Tennessee from 1865 to 1869 and a Senator from Tennessee from 1869 to 1875. Serving during Reconstruction following the American Civil War, Brownlow was strongly pro-Union.

William Gannaway Brownlow

William Gannaway Brownlow was Governor of Tennessee from 1865 to 1869 and a Senator from Tennessee from…

First Governor of California

Peter G. Burnett

First Governor of California

Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a U.S. Senator from Rhode Island.

Ambrose Everett Burnside

Ambrose Everett Burnside (May 23, 1824 – September 13, 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive,…

Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824 - 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist, and politician from Rhode Island, serving as governor and a U.S. Senator. Burnside was a Union Army general in the Civil War and conducted campaigns in North Carolina and East Tennessee but was defeated in the Battle of Fredericksburg and Battle of the Crater. The term "sideburns" is derived from his last name and his distinctive style of facial hair.

General Ambrose Everett Burnside

Ambrose Everett Burnside (1824 - 1881) was an American soldier, railroad executive, inventor, industrialist,…

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician who represented Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and later served as governor.

Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler (November 5, 1818 – January 11, 1893) was an American lawyer and politician…

Benjamin Franklin Butler (1818 - 1893) was a lawyer and politician who was a U. S. Representative for the state of Massachusetts and governor of Massachusetts. During the Civil War, he was ranked one of the most controversial political generals because of occupied New Orleans, his policies regarding slaves as contraband, the Bermuda Hundred Campaign, and Fort Fisher. He was also known as "Beast Butler" by the Southern whites.

Benjamin Franklin Butler

Benjamin Franklin Butler (1818 - 1893) was a lawyer and politician who was a U. S. Representative for…

First Governor of Nebraska

David Butler

First Governor of Nebraska

First Governor of New Mexico

James S. Calhoun

First Governor of New Mexico

(1792-1862) Call served as Florida's third and fifth territorial governor.

Richard Keith Call

(1792-1862) Call served as Florida's third and fifth territorial governor.

First Governor of Wyoming Territory

John A. Campbell

First Governor of Wyoming Territory

Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American military officer and politician. During his long political career, Cass served as a governor of the Michigan Territory, an American ambassador, and a U.S. Senator representing Michigan.

Lewis Cass

Lewis Cass (October 9, 1782 – June 17, 1866) was an American military officer and politician. During…

First Governor of Vermont

Thomas Chittenden

First Governor of Vermont

First Governor of Louisiana

William C. C. Claiborne

First Governor of Louisiana

William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775 - 23 November 1817) was a United States politician, best known as the first U.S. governor of Louisiana.

William Charles Cole Claiborne

William Charles Cole Claiborne (1775 - 23 November 1817) was a United States politician, best known…

DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 - February 11, 1828) was an early American politician who served as United States Senator and Governor of New York. In this last capacity he was largely responsible for the construction of the Erie Canal.

DeWitt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton (March 2, 1769 - February 11, 1828) was an early American politician who served as United…

(1739-1812) General during the American Revolution and governor of New York. He was also Vice president under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

George Clinton

(1739-1812) General during the American Revolution and governor of New York. He was also Vice president…

First Governor of New York

George Clinton

First Governor of New York

(1739-1812) George Clinton, was governor of New York (1777-1795} and fourth vice president of the United States under Thomas Jefferson and James Madison.

George Clinton

(1739-1812) George Clinton, was governor of New York (1777-1795} and fourth vice president of the United…

Cadwallader Colden ( February 7, 1688 - September 20, 1776 ) was a physician, farmer, surveyor, botanist, and a lieutenant governor for the Province of New York.

Cadwallader Colden

Cadwallader Colden ( February 7, 1688 - September 20, 1776 ) was a physician, farmer, surveyor, botanist,…

An English nobleman, who played a large part in the capture of William Kidd, the pirate. Coote served as colonial governor of New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire.

Richard Coote, First Early of Bellomont

An English nobleman, who played a large part in the capture of William Kidd, the pirate. Coote served…

(1794-1865) US governor of Ohio and representative and senator as well as ambassador to Mexico.

Thomas Corwin

(1794-1865) US governor of Ohio and representative and senator as well as ambassador to Mexico.

Thomas Corwin, also known as Tom Corwin and The Wagon Boy was a politician from the state of Ohio who served as a prosecuting attorney, a member of the Ohio House of Representatives, United States House of Representatives, and United States Senate, and as Governor of Ohio and Secretary of the Treasury.

Thomas Corwin

Thomas Corwin, also known as Tom Corwin and The Wagon Boy was a politician from the state of Ohio who…

John Jordan Crittenden (September 10, 1786 - July 26, 1863) was an American statesman from Kentucky. He twice served as United States Attorney General. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and served as the state's seventeenth governor.

John Jordan Crittenden

John Jordan Crittenden (September 10, 1786 - July 26, 1863) was an American statesman from Kentucky.…

Governor of Illinois

Shelby Moore Cullom

Governor of Illinois

(1817-1865) Governor of Pennsylvania and supporter of Lincoln's war efforts.

Andrew G. Curtin

(1817-1865) Governor of Pennsylvania and supporter of Lincoln's war efforts.

First Governor of North Carolina

William R. Davie

First Governor of North Carolina

William Richardson Davie (June 22, 1756–November 5, 1820) was the Governor of North Carolina from 1798 to 1799. He was a Federalist and may be considered a "Founding Father of the United States."

William Richardson Davie

William Richardson Davie (June 22, 1756–November 5, 1820) was the Governor of North Carolina from…

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as the 7th Governor of Minnesota and as a U.S. Senator, from March 4, 1887 until his death.

Cushman Kellogg Davis

Cushman Kellogg Davis (June 16, 1838 – November 27, 1900) was an American politician who served as…

George Whitefield Davis (July 26, 1839 – July 12, 1918) was an engineer and Major General in the United States Army. He also served as a military Governor of Puerto Rico and as the first military Governor of the Panama Canal Zone.

George Whitefield Davis

George Whitefield Davis (July 26, 1839 – July 12, 1918) was an engineer and Major General in the United…

American politician and governor of Rhode Island.

John W. Davis

American politician and governor of Rhode Island.

William Dennison, Jr. (November 23, 1815 – June 15, 1882) was a Whig and Republican politician from Ohio. He served as the 24th Governor of Ohio and as U.S. Postmaster General in the Cabinet of President Abraham Lincoln during the American Civil War.

William Dennison

William Dennison, Jr. (November 23, 1815 – June 15, 1882) was a Whig and Republican politician from…

First Governor of Wisconsin

Nelson Dewey

First Governor of Wisconsin

Nelson Dingley, Jr., also known as Edward Nelson Dingley, Jr., (February 15, 1832–January 13, 1899) was a journalist and politician from the U.S. state of Maine. He served as a US Representative from Maine's second district and as the 34th governor of Maine.

Nelson Dingley

Nelson Dingley, Jr., also known as Edward Nelson Dingley, Jr., (February 15, 1832–January 13, 1899)…

John Adams Dix (1798 - 1879) served as the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Senator, and New York Governor. He was also a Civil War General in the New York Militia.

General John A. Dix

John Adams Dix (1798 - 1879) served as the Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Senator, and New York Governor.…

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was an American politician from New York. He served as Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Senator, and New York Governor. He was also a distinguished Civil War General.

John Adams Dix

John Adams Dix (July 24, 1798 – April 21, 1879) was an American politician from New York. He served…

Sanford Ballard Dole (April 23, 1844 – June 9, 1926) was President of the Republic of Hawaii from 1893-1900 and Hawaii's first territorial governor from 1900-1903.

Sanford Ballard Dole

Sanford Ballard Dole (April 23, 1844 – June 9, 1926) was President of the Republic of Hawaii from…

(1790-1856) Florida's territorial governor 1834-1836.

John Henry Eaton

(1790-1856) Florida's territorial governor 1834-1836.

First Governor of Montana Territory

Sidney Edgerton

First Governor of Montana Territory

John Endecott (c. 1588 – March 15, 1665), was a colonial magistrate, soldier and governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

John Endicott

John Endecott (c. 1588 – March 15, 1665), was a colonial magistrate, soldier and governor of the Massachusetts…

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts. Governor and Senator from Massachusetts.

Edward Everett

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts.…

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts. Everett was elected to the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate, and also served as President of Harvard University, United States Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Britain, and Governor of Massachusetts before being appointed United States Secretary of State by President Millard Fillmore to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Daniel Webster.

Edward Everett

Edward Everett (April 11, 1794 – January 15, 1865) was a Whig Party politician from Massachusetts.…

Governor of Wisconsin, U.S. Minister to Spain, and secretary of state of Wisconsin.

Lucius Fairchild

Governor of Wisconsin, U.S. Minister to Spain, and secretary of state of Wisconsin.

Edmund Fanning (April 24, 1739 – February 28, 1818) first gained fame for his role in the War of the Regulation, but later had a distinguished career as a colonial governor and British general.

Edmund Fanning

Edmund Fanning (April 24, 1739 – February 28, 1818) first gained fame for his role in the War of the…

Hamilton Fish (August 3, 1808 – September 7, 1893), born in New York City, was an American statesman who served as Governor of New York, United States Senator from New York and United States Secretary of State.

Hamilton Fish

Hamilton Fish (August 3, 1808 – September 7, 1893), born in New York City, was an American statesman…

(1835-1899) In 1881 Flower was elected into congress and in 1891 became governor of New York.

Roswell P. Flower

(1835-1899) In 1881 Flower was elected into congress and in 1891 became governor of New York.