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Indiana: Lieutenant Governors

Lieutenant Governors of Indiana, 1816-2017 (May be incomplete!)
Christopher Harrison 1816-19 Ratliff Boon 1819-22 Ratliff Boon 1822-24 John H. Thompson 1825-28 Milton Stapp 1828-31 David Wallace 1831-37 David Hillis 1837-40 Samuel Hall 1840-43 Jesse D. Bright 1843-45 Godlove S. Orth 1845 James G. Reed 1846 Paris C. Dunning 1846-48 James G. Reed 1849 James H. Lane 1849-53 Ashbel P. Willard 1853-57 Abram Adams Hammond 1857-60 Oliver P. Morton 1861 John C. Cravens 1861-63 Paris C. Dunning 1863-65 Conrad Baker 1865-67 Will Cumback 1867-72 George W. Friedley 1872-73 Leonidas Sexton 1873-77 Isaac P. Gray 1877-80 Frederick W. Viehle 1881 Thomas Hanna 1881-85 Mahlon D. Manson 1885-87 Robert S. Robertson 1887-89 Ira Joy Chase 1889-91 Francis M. Griffith 1891-94 Mortimer Nye 1893-97 William S. Haggard 1897-1901 Newton W. Gilbert 1901-05 Hugh T. Miller 1905-09 Frank J. Hall 1909-13 William B. O'Neill 1913-17 Edgar D. Bush 1917-21 Emmett F. Branch 1921-24 James J. Neidl 1924-25 F. Harold Van Orman 1925-29 Edgar D. Bush 1929-33 M. Clifford Townsend 1933-37 Henry F. Schricker 1937-41 Charles M. Dawson 1941-45 John A. Watkins 1949-53 Richard E. Folz 1953-73 Frank L. O'Bannon 1989-97 Joseph E. Kernan 1997-2003 Eric Holcomb 2016-17

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1816: John Vawter, defeated; Davis Floyd, defeated.
  • 1819: John De Pauw, defeated.
  • 1822: David Hervey Maxwell, defeated; William Polke, defeated.
  • 1825: Samuel Milroy, defeated; Dennis Pennington, defeated.
  • 1842: Stephen Selwyn Harding, defeated.
  • 1843: John H. Bradley, defeated.
  • 1846: Alexander Campbell Stevenson, defeated.
  • 1853: William Williams, defeated.
  • 1856: Conrad Baker, defeated.
  • 1908: Fremont Goodwine (Rep), defeated.
  • 1912: Frederick Landis (Progressive), defeated.
  • 1924: Lew O'Bannon (Dem), defeated.
  • 1932: James M. Knapp (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1944: John S. Gonas (Dem), defeated.
  • 1972: Robert D. Orr, elected.
  • 1972 Nov 7: Casimer Kanczuzewski (Socialist Labor), defeated.
  • 2016 Feb 11: Eric Holcomb, appointed.
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