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Governors of Wyoming, 1890-2020 (May be incomplete!)
Francis E. Warren 1890 Amos W. Barber 1890-93 John E. Osborne 1893-95 William Alford Richards 1895-99 DeForest Richards 1899-1903 Fenimore Chatterton 1903-05 Bryant Butler Brooks 1905-11 Joseph M. Carey 1911-15 John B. Kendrick 1915-17 Frank L. Houx 1917-19 Robert D. Carey 1919-23 William Bradford Ross 1923-24 Frank E. Lucas 1924-25 Nellie Tayloe Ross 1925-27 Frank Collins Emerson 1927-31 Alonzo M. Clark 1931-33 Leslie A. Miller 1933-39 Nels H. Smith 1939-43 Lester Callaway Hunt 1943-49 A. G. Crane 1949-51 Frank A. Barrett 1951-53 C. J. Rogers 1953-55 Milward L. Simpson 1955-59 John J. Hickey 1959-61 Jack R. Gage 1961-63 Clifford P. Hansen 1963-67 Stanley K. Hathaway 1967-75 Edgar J. Herschler 1975-87 Michael J. Sullivan 1987-95 Jim Geringer 1995-2003 David D. Freudenthal 2003-11 Matt Mead 2011-19 Mark Gordon 2019-

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1890: George W. Baxter, defeated.
  • 1892: Edward Ivinson, defeated; Leopold Kabis, defeated.
  • 1894: William H. Holliday (Dem), defeated; Lewis C. Tidball, defeated.
  • 1898: Horace C. Alger (Dem), defeated; DeForest Richards (Rep), elected.
  • 1902: George T. Beck (Dem), defeated.
  • 1903 Apr 28: DeForest Richards, died in office.
  • 1904: John E. Osborne, defeated.
  • 1906: Stephen A. D. Keister (Dem), defeated.
  • 1910: William E. Mullen (Rep), defeated.
  • 1914: Hilliard S. Ridgely (Rep), defeated.
  • 1918: Frank L. Houx (Dem), defeated.
  • 1922: John W. Hay (Rep), defeated.
  • 1924 Oct 2: William Bradford Ross, died in office.
  • 1924 Nov 4: Nellie Tayloe Ross (Dem), elected; Eugene J. Sullivan (Rep), defeated.
  • 1926: Nellie Tayloe Ross, defeated.
  • 1930: Leslie A. Miller, defeated.
  • 1931 Feb 18: Frank Collins Emerson, died in office.
  • 1932: Harry R. Weston, defeated.
  • 1934: Alonzo M. Clark, defeated.
  • 1938: Leslie A. Miller, defeated.
  • 1942: Nels H. Smith, defeated.
  • 1946: Earl Wright (Rep), defeated.
  • 1950: John J. McIntyre (Dem), defeated.
  • 1954: William Jack (Dem), defeated.
  • 1958: Milward L. Simpson, defeated.
  • 1962: Jack R. Gage, defeated.
  • 1966: Ernest Wilkerson, defeated.
  • 1970: John J. Rooney (Dem), defeated.
  • 1974: Richard R. Jones (Rep), defeated.
  • 1990 Aug 21: Michael J. Sullivan (Dem), nominated; Ron Clingman (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 1990 Aug 21: Mary Hansen Mead (Rep), nominated; Nyla A. Murphy (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 1990 Nov 6: Michael J. Sullivan (Dem), elected; Mary Hansen Mead (Rep), defeated.
  • 1998: Philip J. Roberts (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2010: Pete Gosar (Dem), defeated in primary.
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