Governor–All Holders

# Office Holder Party Tenure Start Reason End Reason
1   Jonathan Jennings Nov 7, 1816 to Sep 12, 1822 General Election Assumed Other Office
2   Ratliff Boon Sep 12, 1822 to Dec 5, 1822 Legal Succession Ran For Other Office
3   William Hendricks Dec 5, 1822 to Feb 12, 1825 General Election Assumed Other Office
4   James B. Ray Independent Feb 12, 1825 to Dec 7, 1831 Legal Succession Term Limited
5   Noah Noble Whig Dec 7, 1831 to Dec 6, 1837 General Election Term Limited
6   David Wallace Whig Dec 6, 1837 to Dec 9, 1840 General Election Lost Renomination Bid
7   Samuel Bigger Whig Dec 9, 1840 to Dec 6, 1843 General Election Lost Reelection Bid
8   James Whitcomb Democratic Dec 6, 1843 to Dec 26, 1848 General Election Assumed Other Office
9   Paris Chipman Dunning Democratic Dec 26, 1848 to Dec 5, 1849 Legal Succession Did Not Run
10   Joseph Albert Wright Democratic Dec 5, 1849 to Jan 12, 1857 General Election Term Limited
11   Ashbel Parson Willard Democratic Jan 12, 1857 to Oct 4, 1860 General Election Died
12   Abram A. Hammond Democratic Oct 4, 1860 to Jan 14, 1861 Legal Succession Did Not Run
13   Henry Smith Lane Republican Jan 14, 1861 to Jan 16, 1861 General Election Assumed Other Office
14   Oliver P. Morton Republican Jan 16, 1861 to Jan 23, 1867 Legal Succession Assumed Other Office
15   Conrad Baker Republican Jan 23, 1867 to Jan 13, 1873 Legal Succession Term Limited
16   Thomas Andrews Hendricks Democratic Jan 13, 1873 to Jan 8, 1877 General Election Term Limited
17   James Douglas Williams Democratic Jan 8, 1877 to Nov 20, 1880 General Election Died
18   Isaac Pusey Gray Democratic Nov 20, 1880 to Jan 10, 1881 Legal Succession Ran For Other Office
19   Albert G. Porter Republican Jan 10, 1881 to Jan 12, 1885 General Election Term Limited
20   Isaac Pusey Gray Democratic Jan 12, 1885 to Jan 14, 1889 General Election Term Limited
21   Alvin P. Hovey Republican Jan 14, 1889 to Nov 23, 1891 General Election Died
22   Ira J. Chase Republican Nov 23, 1891 to Jan 9, 1893 Legal Succession Lost Reelection Bid
23   Claude Matthews Democratic Jan 9, 1893 to Jan 11, 1897 General Election Term Limited
24   James Atwell Mount Republican Jan 11, 1897 to Jan 14, 1901 General Election Term Limited
25   Winfield T. Durbin Republican Jan 14, 1901 to Jan 9, 1905 General Election Term Limited
26   James Franklin (Frank) Hanly Republican Jan 9, 1905 to Jan 11, 1909 General Election Term Limited
27   Thomas R. Marshall Democratic Jan 11, 1909 to Jan 13, 1913 General Election Term Limited
28   Samuel M. Ralston Democratic Jan 13, 1913 to Jan 8, 1917 General Election Term Limited
29   James P. Goodrich Republican Jan 8, 1917 to Jan 10, 1921 General Election Term Limited
30   Warren T. McCray Republican Jan 10, 1921 to Apr 30, 1924 General Election Resigned
31   Emmett Forrest Branch Republican Apr 30, 1924 to Jan 12, 1925 Legal Succession Did Not Run
32   Edward L. Jackson Republican Jan 12, 1925 to Jan 14, 1929 General Election Term Limited
33   Harry Guyer Leslie Republican Jan 14, 1929 to Jan 9, 1933 General Election Term Limited
34   Paul V. McNutt Democratic Jan 9, 1933 to Jan 11, 1937 General Election Term Limited
35   Maurice Clifford Townsend Democratic Jan 11, 1937 to Jan 13, 1941 General Election Term Limited
36   Henry Frederick Schricker Democratic Jan 13, 1941 to Jan 8, 1945 General Election Term Limited
37   Ralph F. Gates Republican Jan 8, 1945 to Jan 10, 1949 General Election Term Limited
38   Henry Frederick Schricker Democratic Jan 10, 1949 to Jan 12, 1953 General Election Term Limited
39   George N. Craig Republican Jan 12, 1953 to Jan 14, 1957 General Election Term Limited
40   Harold Willis Handley Republican Jan 14, 1957 to Jan 9, 1961 General Election Term Limited
41   Matthew Empson Welsh Democratic Jan 9, 1961 to Jan 11, 1965 General Election Term Limited
42   Roger D. Branigin Democratic Jan 11, 1965 to Jan 13, 1969 General Election Term Limited
43   Edgar Doud Whitcomb Republican Jan 13, 1969 to Jan 8, 1973 General Election Term Limited
44   Otis Ray Bowen Republican Jan 8, 1973 to Jan 12, 1981 General Election Term Limited
45   Robert Dunkerson Orr Republican Jan 12, 1981 to Jan 9, 1989 General Election Term Limited
46   Birch E. (Evan) Bayh, III Democratic Jan 9, 1989 to Jan 13, 1997 General Election Term Limited
47   Frank Leslie O'Bannon Democratic Jan 13, 1997 to Sep 13, 2003 General Election Died
48   Joe Kernan Democratic Sep 13, 2003 to Jan 10, 2005 Legal Succession Lost Reelection Bid
49   Mitch Daniels Republican Jan 10, 2005 to Jan 14, 2013 General Election Term Limited
50   Mike Pence Republican Jan 14, 2013 to Jan 9, 2017 General Election Ran For Other Office
51   Eric Holcomb Republican Jan 9, 2017 to Present General Election Present