List of New York governors from first to last

In 1777, George Clinton became the first Governor of New York. Currently, Kathy Hochul who is serving as 57th is the lastest governor of New York.

Here is a chronological list of the governors of New York from first to last.

PositionNameYearParty
1George Clinton1777 – 1795
1801 – 1804
Democratic-Republican
2John Jay1795 – 1801Federalist
3Morgan Lewis1804 – 1807Democratic-Republican
4Daniel D. Tompkins1807 – 1817Democratic-Republican
5John Tayler1817 – 1817Democratic-Republican
6DeWitt Clinton1817 – 1822
1825 – 1828
Democratic-Republican
7Joseph C. Yates1823 – 1824Democratic-Republican
8Nathaniel Pitcher1828 – 1828Democratic-Republican
9Martin Van Buren1829 – 1829Democratic
10Enos T. Throop1829 – 1832Democratic
11William L. Marcy1833 – 1838Democratic
12William H. Seward1839 – 1842Whig
13William C. Bouck1843 – 1844Democratic
14Silas Wright1845 – 1846Democratic
15John Young1847 – 1848Whig
16Hamilton Fish1849 – 1850Whig
17Washington Hunt1851 – 1852Whig
18Horatio Seymour1853 – 1854
1863 – 1864
Democratic
19Myron H. Clark1855 – 1856Whig
20John A. King1857 – 1858Republican
21Edwin D. Morgan1859 – 1862Republican
22Reuben Fenton1865 – 1868Union
23John T. Hoffman1869 – 1872Democratic
24John Adams Dix1873 – 1874Republican
25Samuel J. Tilden1875 – 1876Democratic
26Lucius Robinson1877 – 1879Democratic
27Alonzo B. Cornell1880 – 1882Republican
28Grover Cleveland1883 – 1885Democratic
29David B. Hill1885 – 1891Democratic
30Roswell P. Flower1892 – 1894Democratic
31Levi P. Morton1895 – 1896Republican
32Frank S. Black1897 – 1898Republican
33Theodore Roosevelt1899 – 1900Republican
34Benjamin Odell1901 – 1904Republican
35Frank W. Higgins1905 – 1906Republican
36Charles Evans Hughes1907 – 1910Republican
37Horace White1910 – 1910Republican
38John Alden Dix1911 – 1912Democratic
39William Sulzer1913 – 1913Democratic
40Martin H. Glynn1913 – 1914Democratic
41Charles Seymour Whitman1915 – 1918Republican
42Al Smith1919 – 1920
1923 – 1928
Democratic
43Nathan L. Miller1921 – 1922Republican
44Franklin D. Roosevelt1929 – 1932Democratic
45Herbert H. Lehman1933 – 1942Democratic
46Charles Poletti1942 – 1942Democratic
47Thomas E. Dewey1943 – 1954Republican
48W. Averell Harriman1955 – 1958Democratic
49Nelson Rockefeller1959 – 1973Republican
50Malcolm Wilson1973 – 1974Republican
51Hugh Carey1975 – 1982Democratic
52Mario Cuomo1983 – 1994Democratic
53George Pataki1995 – 2006Republican
54Eliot Spitzer2007 – 2008Democratic
55David Paterson2008 – 2010Democratic
56Andrew Cuomo2011 – 2021Democratic
57Kathy Hochul2021 – Democratic

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