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|Governor of Wyoming|
Seal of the Governor
|Residence||Wyoming Governor's Mansion|
|Term length||Four years, renewable once (limited to eight years in a sixteen year period)|
|Inaugural holder||Francis E. Warren|
|Salary||$105,000 (2013) |
|#||Governor||Picture||Took office||Left office||Appointed by|
|1||John Allen Campbell||1869||March 1, 1875||Ulysses S. Grant|
|2||John Milton Thayer||March 1, 1875||April 10, 1878||Ulysses S. Grant|
|3||John Wesley Hoyt||April 10, 1878||August 22, 1882 ||Rutherford B. Hayes|
|4||William Hale||July 18, 1882||January 13, 1885||Chester A. Arthur|
|5||Elliot S. N. Morgan||January 13, 1885||February 28, 1885||Chester A. Arthur|
|6||Francis E. Warren||February 28, 1885||November 11, 1886||Chester A. Arthur|
|7||George White Baxter||November 11, 1886||December 20, 1886||Grover Cleveland|
|8||Elliot S. N. Morgan||December 20, 1886||January 24, 1887||Grover Cleveland|
|9||Thomas Moonlight||January 24, 1887||April 9, 1889||Grover Cleveland|
|10||Francis E. Warren||April 9, 1889||October 11, 1890||Benjamin Harrison|
|Governor||Took office||Left office||Party||Secretary of State||Notes|
|1||Francis E. Warren||October 11, 1890||November 24, 1890||Republican||John W. Meldrum|||
|Amos W. Barber|
|2||Amos W. Barber||November 24, 1890||January 2, 1893||Republican||Amos W. Barber|||
|3||John E. Osborne||January 2, 1893||January 7, 1895||Democratic|
|4||William A. Richards||January 7, 1895||January 2, 1899||Republican||Charles W. Burdick|
|5||DeForest Richards||January 2, 1899||April 28, 1903||Republican||Fenimore Chatterton|||
|6||Fenimore Chatterton||April 28, 1903||January 2, 1905||Republican|||
|7||Bryant B. Brooks||January 2, 1905||January 2, 1911||Republican||Fenimore Chatterton|
|8||Joseph M. Carey||January 2, 1911||January 4, 1915||Democratic||Frank L. Houx|||
|9||John B. Kendrick||January 4, 1915||February 26, 1917||Democratic|||
|10||Frank L. Houx||February 26, 1917||January 6, 1919||Democratic|||
|11||Robert D. Carey||January 6, 1919||January 1, 1923||Republican||William E. Chaplin|
|12||William B. Ross||January 1, 1923||October 2, 1924||Democratic||Frank E. Lucas|||
|13||Frank E. Lucas||October 2, 1924||January 5, 1925||Republican|||
|14||Nellie Tayloe Ross||January 5, 1925||January 3, 1927||Democratic|
|15||Frank C. Emerson||January 3, 1927||February 18, 1931||Republican||Alonzo M. Clark|||
|16||Alonzo M. Clark||February 18, 1931||January 2, 1933||Republican|||
|17||Leslie A. Miller||January 2, 1933||January 2, 1939||Democratic||Alonzo M. Clark|
|Lester C. Hunt|
|18||Nels H. Smith||January 2, 1939||January 4, 1943||Republican||Lester C. Hunt|
|19||Lester C. Hunt||January 4, 1943||January 3, 1949||Democratic||Mart T. Christensen|||
|Arthur G. Crane|
|20||Arthur G. Crane||January 3, 1949||January 1, 1951||Republican||Arthur G. Crane|||
|21||Frank A. Barrett||January 1, 1951||January 3, 1953||Republican||Clifford J. Rogers|||
|22||Clifford J. Rogers||January 3, 1953||January 3, 1955||Republican|||
|23||Milward Simpson||January 3, 1955||January 5, 1959||Republican||Everett T. Copenhaver|
|24||John J. Hickey||January 5, 1959||January 2, 1961||Democratic||Jack R. Gage|||
|25||Jack R. Gage||January 2, 1961||January 7, 1963||Democratic|||
|26||Clifford P. Hansen||January 7, 1963||January 2, 1967||Republican||Thyra Thomson|
|27||Stanley K. Hathaway||January 2, 1967||January 6, 1975||Republican|
|28||Edgar J. Herschler||January 6, 1975||January 5, 1987||Democratic|
|29||Mike Sullivan||January 5, 1987||January 2, 1995||Democratic||Kathy Karpan|
|30||Jim Geringer||January 2, 1995||January 6, 2003||Republican||Diana J. Ohman|
|31||Dave Freudenthal||January 6, 2003||January 3, 2011||Democratic||Joseph Meyer|
|32||Matt Mead||January 3, 2011||Incumbent||Republican||Max Maxfield|||
- "CSG Releases 2013 Governor Salaries". The Council of State Governments. June 25, 2013. Retrieved November 23, 2014.
- Resigned to take an elected seat in the United States Senate.
- As state secretary of state, acted as governor.
- Died in office.
- Switched parties from Republican to Progressive in 1912.
- As state secretary of state, acted as governor until replacement elected.
- Resigned to take an appointed seat in the United States Senate.
- Governor Mead's second term expires on January 7, 2019; he is term limited.
This is a table of congressional seats, other federal offices, and other governorships held by governors. All representatives and senators mentioned represented Wyoming except where noted.
|Governor||Gubernatorial term||U.S. Congress||Other offices held|
|John Milton Thayer||1875–1878 (territorial)||U.S. Senator from Nebraska; Governor of Nebraska|
|Thomas Moonlight||1887-1889 (territorial)||United States Minister to Bolivia|
|Francis E. Warren||1885–1886
|John Eugene Osborne||1893–1895||H||United States Assistant Secretary of State|
|William A. Richards||1895–1899||Commissioner of the General Land Office|
|Joseph M. Carey||1911–1915||H||S|
|John B. Kendrick||1915–1917||S|
|Lester C. Hunt||1943–1949||S|
|Frank A. Barrett||1951–1953||H||S|
|Milward L. Simpson||1955–1959||S|
|John J. Hickey||1959–1961||S|
|Stanley K. Hathaway||1967–1975||United States Secretary of the Interior|
|Mike Sullivan||1987–1995||United States Ambassador to Ireland|
As of January 2018 [update], there are three former U.S. governors of Wyoming who are currently living at this time, the oldest U.S. governor of Wyoming being Mike Sullivan (served 1987–1995, born 1939). The most recent U.S. governor of Wyoming to die was Clifford P. Hansen (served 1963–1967, born 1912), on October 20, 2009. The most recently serving U.S. governor of Wyoming to die was Edgar J. Herschler (served 1975–1987, born 1918), on February 5, 1990.
|Governor||Gubernatorial term||Date of birth (and age)|
|Mike Sullivan||1987–1995||September 22, 1939|
|Jim Geringer||1995–2003||April 24, 1944|
|Dave Freudenthal||2003–2011||October 12, 1950|