Chronological List of Governors, First Ladies, and Official Hostesses


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Thomas Johnson, Governor of Maryland 1777-1779 Thomas Sim Lee, Governor of Maryland 1779-1782 and 1792-1794 William Paca, Governor of Maryland 1782-1785 William Smallwood, Governor of Maryland 1785-1788

John Eager Howard, Governor of Maryland 1788-1791

George Plater, Governor of Maryland 1791-1792 John H. Stone, Governor of Maryland 1794-1797 John Henry, Governor of Maryland 1797-1798 Benjamin Ogle, Governor of Maryland 1798-1801 John Francis Mercer, Governor of Maryland 1801-1803 Robert Bowie, Governor of Maryland 1803-1806 and 1811-1812 Robert Wright, Governor of Maryland 1806-1809 Edward Lloyd, Governor of Maryland 1809-1811 Levin Winder, Governor of Maryland 1812-1816 Charles Ridgely, Governor of Maryland 1816-1819 Charles Goldsborough, Governor of Maryland 1819 Samuel Sprigg, Governor of Maryland 1819-1822 Samuel Stevens, Jr., Governor of Maryland 1822-1826 Joseph Kent, Governor of Maryland 1826-1829 Daniel Martin, Governor of Maryland 1829-1830 and 1831 Thomas King Carroll, Governor of Maryland 1830-1831 George Howard, Governor of Maryland 1831-1833 James Thomas, Governor of Maryland 1833-1836 Thomas W. Veazey, Governor of Maryland 1836-1839 William Grason, Governor of Maryland 1839-1842 Francis Thomas, Governor of Maryland 1842-1845 Thomas G. Pratt, Governor of Maryland 1845-1848 Phillip Francis Thomas, Governor of Maryland 1848-1851 Enoch Louis Lowe, Governor of Maryland 1851-1854 Thomas Watkins Ligon, Governor of Maryland 1854-1858 Thomas Holliday Hicks, Governor of Maryland 1858-1862 Augustus W. Bradford, Governor of Maryland 1862-1866 Thomas Swann, Governor of Maryland 1866-1869 Oden Bowie, Governor of Maryland 1869-1872 William Pinkney Whyte, Governor of Maryland 1872-1874 James Black Groome, Governor of Maryland 1874-1876 John Lee Carroll, Governor of Maryland 1876-1880 William T. Hamilton, Governor of Maryland 1880-1884 Robert M. McLane, Governor of Maryland 1884-1885 Henry Lloyd, Governor of Maryland 1885-1888 Elihu E. Jackson, Governor of Maryland 1888-1892 Frank Brown, Governor of Maryland 1892-1896 Lloyd Lowndes, Governor of Maryland 1896-1900 John Walter Smith, Governor of Maryland 1900-1904 Edwin Warfield, Governor of Maryland 1904-1908 Austin L. Crothers, Governor of Maryland 1908-1912 Phillips Lee Goldsborough, Governor of Maryland 1912-1916 Emerson C. Harrington, Governor of Maryland 1916-1920 Albert C. Ritchie, Governor of Maryland 1920-1935 Harry W. Nice, Governor of Maryland 1935-1939 Herbert R. O'Conor, Governor of Maryland 1939-1947 William Preston Lane, Jr., Governor of Maryland 1947-1951 Theodore R. McKeldin, Governor of Maryland 1951-1959 J. Millard Tawes, Governor of Maryland 1959-1967 Spiro T. Agnew, Governor of Maryland 1967-1969 Marvin Mandel, Governor of Maryland 1969-1977 Blair Lee, Acting Governor of Maryland 1977-1979 Harry Hughes, Governor of Maryland 1979-1987 William Donald Schaefer, Governor of Maryland 1987-1995 Parris N. Glendening, Governor of Maryland 1995-2003 Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr., Governor of Maryland 2003-2007 Martin J. O'Malley, Governor of Maryland 2007-2015

          Catherine Curran O'Malley, (1962- )

Lawrence J. Hogan, Jr., Governor of Maryland 2015-

          Yumi Hogan (1959- )


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