Kentucky is one of the 50 states in America. It has a governor who is the head of state. The governor is elected for a four-year term. There are many things that the governor does, such as appointing people to different positions and signing bills into law. Here is a complete list of governors in Kentucky since it became a state in 1792.

NoNameTermParty
1.Isaac Shelby1792-1796Democratic-
Republican
2.James Garrard1796-1804Democratic-
Republican
3.Christopher Greenup1804-1808 Democratic-
Republican
4.Charles Scott1808-1812 Democratic-
Republican
5.Isaac Shelby1812-1816 Democratic-
Republican
6.George Madison1816-1816 Democratic-
Republican
7.Gabriel Slaughter1816-1820 Democratic-
Republican
8.John Adair1820-1824 Democratic-
Republican
9.Joseph Desha1824-1828 Democratic-
Republican
10.Thomas Metcalfe1828-1832National
Republican
11.John Breathitt1832-1834Whig
12.James Turner Morehead1834-1836National
Republican
13.James Clark1836-1839 Whig
14.Charles A. Wickliffe1839-1840 Whig
15.Robert P. Letcher1840-1844 Whig
16.William Owsley1844-1848 Whig
17.John J. Crittenden1848-1850 Whig
18.John L. Helm1850-1851 Whig
19.Lazarus W. Powell1851-1855 Democratic
20.Charles S. Morehead1855-1859Known Nothing
21.Beriah Magoffin 1859-1862 Democratic
22.James Fisher Robinson1862-1863 Democratic
23.Thomas E. Bramlette1863-1867 Democratic
24.John L. Helm1867-1867 Democratic
25.John W. Stevenson1867-1871 Democratic
26.Preston Leslie1871-1875 Democratic
27.James B. McCreary1875-1879 Democratic
28.Luke P. Blackburn1879-1883 Democratic
29.J. Proctor Knott1883-1887 Democratic
30.Simon Bolivar Buckner1887-1891 Democratic
31.John Y. Brown1891-1895 Democratic
32.William O’Connell Bradley1895-1899 Republican
33.William S. Taylor1899-1900 Republican
34.William Goebel1900-1900 Democratic
35.J. C. W. Beckham1900-1907 Democratic
36.Augustus E. Willson1907-1911 Republican
37.James B. McCreary1911-1915 Democratic
38.Augustus Owsley Stanley1915-1919 Republican
39.James D. Black1919-1919 Republican
40.Edwin P. Morrow1919-1923 Republican
41.William J. Fields 1923-1927 Democratic
42.Flem D. Sampson1927-1931 Republican
43.Ruby Laffoon1931-1935 Democratic
44.Happy Chandler1935-1939 Democratic
45.Keen Johnson1939-1943 Democratic
46.Simeon Willis1943-1947 Republican
47.Earle Clements1947-1950 Democratic
48.Lawrence Wetherby1950-1955 Democratic
49.Happy Chandler1955-1959 Democratic
50.Bert Combs1959-1963 Democratic
51.Ned Breathitt1963-1967 Democratic
52.Louie Nunn1967-1971 Republican
53.Wendell Ford1971-1974 Democratic
54.Julian Carroll1974-1979 Democratic
55.John Y. Brown Jr.1979-1983 Democratic
56.Martha Layne Collins1983-1987 Democratic
57.Wallace Wilkinson1987-1991 Democratic
58.Brereton Jones1991-1995 Democratic
59.Paul E. Patton1995-2003 Democratic
60.Ernie Fletcher2003-2007 Republican
61.Steve Beshear 2007-2015 Democratic
62.Matt Bevin2015-2019 Republican
63.Andy Beshear2019-Incumbent Democratic

Conclusion paragraph: I hope that this COMPLETE List of Governors of Kentucky has been helpful and provided you with some interesting information. Share it on social media or share the link with your friends so they can get more knowledge about governors in their state!

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