Governors of New York State [including New Netherland, New Belgium, and New-York Proprietary and Royal Colony]

Governors of New-York Province & New York State, and Directors-General of Nieuw Nederland & Nieuw Belgio

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                                         Colonial Period, 1600-1775             

 
----  May, Cornelius Jacobzoon  [Dir.-Gen., 1624-1625]

----  Verhulst, Willem   [Dir.-Gen., 1625-1626]

----  Minuit, Pieter  [Dir.-Gen., 1626-1632; and 1st Gov. of New Sweden, 1638]

----  Krol, Sebastiaen Jansen  [Dir.-Gen., 1632-1633]

----  Van Twiller, Wouter  [Dir.-Gen., 1633-1638]

----  Kieft, Willem  [Dir.-Gen., 1638-1647]

----  Stuyvesant, Pieter  [Dir.-Gen., 1647-1664]

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----  Kling, Mans Nilsson  [Gov., New Sweden, 1638-1640]

----  Ritter, Peter Hollander  [Gov., New Sweden, 1640-1643]

----  Printz, Johann Bjornsson  [Gov., New Sweden, 1643-1653

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----  Nicholls, Richard  [Gov. 1664-1668]

----  Lovelace, Francis  [Gov. 1668-1672]

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----  Colve, Anthony  [Dir.-Gen., of New Belgium, 1673-1674; during brief Dutch reconquest]

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----  Andros, Sir Edmund  [Gov., New York, later of the Dominion of New England, 1674-1681]

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----  Dongan, Thomas, Earl of Limerick   [Gov. 1683-1688]

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----  Nicholson, Francis  [Gov., 1688-1689]

----  Leisler, Jacob  [rebel Gov., 1689-1691]

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----  Sloughter, Henry  [Gov., 1691]

----  Ingoldseby, Richard  [acting Gov., 1691-1692]

----  Fletcher, Benjamin  [Gov. 1692-1697]

----  Coote, Richard, Earl of Bellomont [Gov., 1698-1701]

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----  Nanfan, John  [acting Gov., 1701-1702]

----  Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, Viccount Cornbury  [Gov., 1702-1708]

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----  Lovelace, John, 4th Baron  [Gov., 1708-1709]

----  Schuyler, Pieter  [acting Gov., 1708-1709]

----  Ingoldesby Richard  [acting Gov., 1709-1710]

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----  Beekman, Gerardus  [acting Gov., 1710]

----  Hunter, Gen. Robert  [Gov. 1710-1718]

----  Schuyler, Pieter  [acting Gov. 1719-1720]

----  Burnet, William  [Gov. 1720-1728]

----  Montgomerie, John  [Gov. 1728-1731]

----  Van Dam, Rip  [acting Gov., 1731-1732]

----  Cosby, William  [Gov. 1732-1736]

----  Clarke, George  [activg Gov., 1736-1743]

----  Clinton, Adm. George  [Gov. 1743-1753]

----  Osborn, Sir Danvers, Baronet  [Gov. 1753]

----  DeLancey, James  [acting Gov., 1753-1755]

----  Hardy, Adm. Sir Charles  [Gov. 1755-1758]

----  DeLancey, James  [acting Gov., 1758-1760]

----  Colden, Cadwalader  [acting Gov., 1760-1765]

----  Moore, Sir Henry, Baronet  [Gov., 1765-1769]

----  Colden, Cadwallader  [acting Gov. 1769-1770]

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----  Murray, John, Earl of Dunmore  [Gov., 1770-1771]

----  Tryon, William  [Gov. 1771-1774]

----  Colden, Cadwallader  [acting Gov., 1774-1775]

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----  Tryon, William  [Royal/military Gov., 1775-1780]

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----  Robertson, Gen. James  [British military Gov., 1780-1783]

----  Elliot, Andrew  [last British military Gov., 1783]

----  Clinton, George           [Gov. 1777-1795 & 1801-1804]           [later U.S. Vice President]

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----  Jay, John [Gov. 1795-1801; later Chief Justice, U.S. Supreme Court]

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----  Morgan, Lewis                [Gov., 1804-1807]

----  Tompkins, Daniel D.         [Gov. 1807-1817]     [later U.S. Vice President]

----  John Tayler   [was supposed to have served in 1817, but was never sworn in as Gov.]

----  Clinton, De Witt, 1769-1828  [Gov. 1817-1823 & 1825-1828]

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----  Yates, Joseph Christopher  [Gov. 1823-1825]

----  Pitcher, Nathaniel  [Gov., 1828-1829]

----  Van Buren, Martin  [Gov., 1829]            [U.S.Vice President, then U.S. President]

----  Throop, Enos T.     [Gov. 1829-1833]

----  Marcy, William Learned  [Gov., 1833-1838]    [later U.S. Secy. of War and of State]

----  Seward, William Henry  [Gov. 1839-1843]           [later U.S. Secy. of State]

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----  Bouck. William C.    [Gov., 1843-1845]

----  Wright, Silas         [Gov.  1845-1847]

----  Young, John             [Gov. 1847-1849]

----  Fish, Hamilton          [Gov. 1849-1851]         [later U.S.  Secy. of State]

----  Hunt, Washington     [Gov. 1851-1853]

----  Seymour, Horatio      [Gov.  1853-1855 & 1863-1865]

----  Clark, Myron Holley  [Gov.  1855-1857]

----  King, John Alsop       [Gov.  1857-1859]

----  Morgan, Edwin Denison     [Gov. 1859-1863]

----  Fenton, Reuben Eaton  [Gov.  1865-1869]

----  Hoffman, John Thompson    [Gov. ca. 1869-1873]

----  Tilden, Samuel Jones          [Gov. 1873-1877]     (U.S. Presidential Candidate, 1876)

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----  Robinson, Lucius                  [Gov.  1877-1880]

----  Cornell, Alonzo Barton             [Gov.  1880-1883]

---- Cleveland, [Stephen] Grover    [Gov. 1883-1884]      [U.S. President, 1885-89 & 1893-97]

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----  Hill, David Bennett                  [Gov. 1885-1892]

----  Flower, Roswell Pettibone       [Gov. 1892-1895]

----  Morton, Levi Parsons              [Gov. 1895-1897]        [later U.S. Vice President]

----  Black, Frank Swett                [Gov. 1897-1899]

----  Roosevelt, Theodore               [Gov. 1899-1901]   [U.S. Vice President, then President]

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----  Odell, Benjamin Barker, Jr.        [Gov. 1901-1905]

----  Hughes, Charles Evans    [Gov. 1907-1910]    [U.S. Secy. of State; U.S. Presidential

                                                         Candidate; Chief Justice, U.S.Supreme Court]

----  White, Horace                            [Gov.  1910-1911]

----  Dix, John Alden                          [Gov.  1911-1913] 

----  Sulzer, William                           [Gov.  1913] - impeached

----  Glynn, Martin Henry                    [Gov.  1913-1915]

----  Whitman, Charles Seymour         [Gov.  1915-1919]

----  Smith, Alfred Emanuel                 [Gov.  1919-1920 & 1923-1929]

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----  Miller, Nathan L.                         [Gov. 1921-1923]

----  Roosevelt, Franklin Delano          [Gov.  1923-1933]        [longest-serving U.S. President]

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----  Lehman, Herbert H.                    [Gov. 1933-1942]

----  Poletti, Charles W.                      [Gov.  1942-1943]

----  Dewey, Thomas Edmund                     [Gov.  1943-1955]

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----  Harriman, William Averell           [Gov.  1955-1959]

----  Rockefeller, Nelson A.                 [Gov. 1959-1973]    [first un-elected U.S. Vice President]

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----  Wilson, Charles Malcolm               [Gov.  1973-1975]

----  Carey, Hugh Leo                            [Gov, 1975-1983]

----  Cuomo, Mario Matthew                 [Gov. 1983-1994]

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----  Pataki, George E.                         [Gov. 1995-2006]

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----  Spitzer, Elliot                               [Gov.  2007-2008] - resigned amid scandal

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----  Patterson, David                           [Gov.  2008-2010]

----  Cuomo, Andrew Mark                   [Gov.  2011-       ]