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List of current United States governors by age

 

List of current United States governors by age

This is a list of current United States governors by age. Also included are the age of the governor at inauguration, and the length of their gubernatorial term to date.

  • As of December 19, 2015, 5 governors are in their 70s, 16 governors are in their 60s, 24 are in their 50s, and 5 are in their 40s.
  • The median age of currently serving governors is 57 years, 158 days.
  • The median age of inauguration for currently serving governors is 56 years, 191 days.
  • The median term length of currently serving governors is 4 years, 350 days.
State
Governor
Date of birth
Date of
inauguration
Age at
inauguration
Length of
gubernatorial
term to date
Current age
Party
Alabama Bentley, RobertRobert J. Bentley 1943-02-03(1943-02-03)February 3, 1943 2011-01-17January 17, 2011 (2011-01-17) 67-34867 years, 348 days 4 years, 336 days 26,61772 years, 319 days Republican
Alaska Walker, BillBill Walker 1951-04-16(1951-04-16)April 16, 1951 2014-12-01December 1, 2014 (2014-12-01) 63-22963 years, 229 days 1 year, 18 days 23,62364 years, 247 days Independent
Arizona Ducey, DougDoug Ducey 1964-04-09(1964-04-09)April 9, 1964 2015-01-05January 5, 2015 (2015-01-05) 50-27150 years, 271 days 348 days 18,88151 years, 254 days Republican
Arkansas Hutchinson, AsaAsa Hutchinson 1950-12-03(1950-12-03)December 3, 1950 2015-01-13January 13, 2015 (2015-01-13) 64-4164 years, 41 days 340 days 23,75765 years, 16 days Republican
California Brown, JerryJerry Brown 1938-04-07(1938-04-07)April 7, 1938 2011-01-03January 3, 2011 (2011-01-03) 72-27172 years, 271 days 4 years, 350 days 28,38077 years, 256 days Democratic
Colorado Hickenlooper, JohnJohn Hickenlooper 1952-02-07(1952-02-07)February 7, 1952 2011-01-11January 11, 2011 (2011-01-11) 58-33858 years, 338 days 4 years, 342 days 23,32663 years, 315 days Democratic
Connecticut Malloy, DanDan Malloy 1955-07-21(1955-07-21)July 21, 1955 2011-01-05January 5, 2011 (2011-01-05) 55-16855 years, 168 days 4 years, 348 days 22,06660 years, 151 days Democratic
Delaware Markell, JackJack Markell 1960-11-26(1960-11-26)November 26, 1960 2009-01-20January 20, 2009 (2009-01-20) 48-05548 years, 55 days 6 years, 333 days 20,11155 years, 23 days Democratic
Florida Scott, RickRick Scott 1952-12-01(1952-12-01)December 1, 1952 2011-01-04January 4, 2011 (2011-01-04) 58-03458 years, 34 days 4 years, 349 days 23,02863 years, 18 days Republican
Georgia Deal, NathanNathan Deal 1942-08-25(1942-08-25)August 25, 1942 2011-01-10January 10, 2011 (2011-01-10) 68-13868 years, 138 days 4 years, 343 days 26,77973 years, 116 days Republican
Hawaii Ige, DavidDavid Ige 1957-01-15(1957-01-15)January 15, 1957 2014-12-01December 1, 2014 (2014-12-01) 57-32057 years, 320 days 1 year, 18 days 21,52258 years, 338 days Democratic
Idaho Otter, ButchButch Otter 1942-05-03(1942-05-03)May 3, 1942 2007-01-01January 1, 2007 (2007-01-01) 64-24364 years, 243 days 8 years, 352 days 26,89373 years, 230 days Republican
Illinois Rauner, BruceBruce Rauner 1957-02-18(1957-02-18)February 18, 1957 2015-01-12January 12, 2015 (2015-01-12) 57-32857 years, 328 days 341 days 21,48858 years, 304 days Republican
Indiana Pence, MikeMike Pence 1959-06-07(1959-06-07)June 7, 1959 2013-01-14January 14, 2013 (2013-01-14) 53-22153 years, 221 days 2 years, 339 days 20,64956 years, 195 days Republican
Iowa Branstad, TerryTerry Branstad 1946-11-17(1946-11-17)November 17, 1946 2011-01-14January 14, 2011 (2011-01-14) 64-05864 years, 58 days 4 years, 339 days 25,23469 years, 32 days Republican
Kansas Brownback, SamSam Brownback 1956-09-12(1956-09-12)September 12, 1956 2011-01-10January 10, 2011 (2011-01-10) 54-12054 years, 120 days 4 years, 343 days 21,64759 years, 98 days Republican
Kentucky Beshear, SteveSteve Beshear 1944-09-21(1944-09-21)September 21, 1944 2007-12-11December 11, 2007 (2007-12-11) 63-08163 years, 81 days 8 years, 8 days 26,02171 years, 89 days Democratic
Louisiana Jindal, BobbyBobby Jindal 1971-06-10(1971-06-10)June 10, 1971 2008-01-14January 14, 2008 (2008-01-14) 36-21836 years, 218 days 7 years, 339 days 16,26344 years, 192 days Republican
Maine Lepage, PaulPaul LePage 1948-10-09(1948-10-09)October 9, 1948 2011-01-05January 5, 2011 (2011-01-05) 62-08862 years, 88 days 4 years, 348 days 24,54267 years, 71 days Republican
Maryland Hogan, LarryLarry Hogan 1956-05-25(1956-05-25)May 25, 1956 2015-01-21January 21, 2015 (2015-01-21) 58-24158 years, 241 days 332 days 21,75759 years, 208 days Republican
Massachusetts Baker, CharlieCharlie Baker 1956-11-13(1956-11-13)November 13, 1956 2015-01-08January 8, 2015 (2015-01-08) 58-5858 years, 56 days 345 days 21,58559 years, 36 days Republican
Michigan Snyder, RickRick Snyder 1958-08-19(1958-08-19)August 19, 1958 2011-01-01January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01) 52-13552 years, 135 days 4 years, 352 days 20,94157 years, 122 days Republican
Minnesota Dayton, MarkMark Dayton 1947-01-26(1947-01-26)January 26, 1947 2011-01-03January 3, 2011 (2011-01-03) 63-34263 years, 342 days 4 years, 350 days 25,16468 years, 327 days Democratic
Mississippi Bryant, PhilPhil Bryant 1954-12-09(1954-12-09)December 9, 1954 2012-01-10January 10, 2012 (2012-01-10) 57-03257 years, 32 days 3 years, 343 days 22,29061 years, 10 days Republican
Missouri Nixon, JayJay Nixon 1956-02-13(1956-02-13)February 13, 1956 2009-01-12January 12, 2009 (2009-01-12) 52-33452 years, 334 days 6 years, 341 days 21,85959 years, 309 days Democratic
Montana Bullock, SteveSteve Bullock 1966-04-11(1966-04-11)April 11, 1966 2013-01-07January 7, 2013 (2013-01-07) 46-27146 years, 271 days 2 years, 346 days 18,14949 years, 252 days Democratic
Nebraska Ricketts, PetePete Ricketts 1964-08-19(1964-08-19)August 19, 1964 2015-01-08January 8, 2015 (2015-01-08) 50-14250 years, 142 days 345 days 18,74951 years, 122 days Republican
Nevada Sandoval, BrianBrian Sandoval 1963-08-05(1963-08-05)August 5, 1963 2011-01-03January 3, 2011 (2011-01-03) 47-15147 years, 151 days 4 years, 350 days 19,12952 years, 136 days Republican
New Hampshire Hassan, MaggieMaggie Hassan 1958-02-27(1958-02-27)February 27, 1958 2013-01-03January 3, 2013 (2013-01-03) 54-31154 years, 311 days 2 years, 350 days 21,11457 years, 295 days Democratic
New Jersey Christie, ChrisChris Christie 1962-09-06(1962-09-06)September 6, 1962 2010-01-19January 19, 2010 (2010-01-19) 47-13547 years, 135 days 5 years, 334 days 19,46253 years, 104 days Republican
New Mexico Martinez, SusanaSusana Martinez 1959-07-14(1959-07-14)July 14, 1959 2011-01-01January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01) 51-17151 years, 171 days 4 years, 352 days 20,61256 years, 158 days Republican
New York Cuomo, AndrewAndrew Cuomo 1957-12-06(1957-12-06)December 6, 1957 2011-01-01January 1, 2011 (2011-01-01) 53-02653 years, 26 days 4 years, 352 days 21,19758 years, 13 days Democratic
North Carolina Mccrory, PatPat McCrory 1956-10-17(1956-10-17)October 17, 1956 2013-01-05January 5, 2013 (2013-01-05) 56-08556 years, 80 days 2 years, 348 days 21,61259 years, 63 days Republican
North Dakota Dalrymple, JackJack Dalrymple 1948-10-16(1948-10-16)October 16, 1948 2010-12-07December 7, 2010 (2010-12-07) 62-05262 years, 52 days 5 years, 12 days 24,53567 years, 64 days Republican
Ohio Kasich, JohnJohn Kasich 1952-05-13(1952-05-13)May 13, 1952 2011-01-10January 10, 2011 (2011-01-10) 58-24258 years, 242 days 4 years, 343 days 23,23063 years, 220 days Republican
Oklahoma Fallin, MaryMary Fallin 1954-12-09(1954-12-09)December 9, 1954 2011-01-10January 10, 2011 (2011-01-10) 56-03256 years, 32 days 4 years, 343 days 22,29061 years, 10 days Republican
Oregon Brown, KateKate Brown 1960-06-21(1960-06-21)June 21, 1960 2015-02-18February 18, 2015 (2015-02-18) 54-24254 years, 242 days 304 days 20,26955 years, 181 days Democratic
Pennsylvania Wolf, TomTom Wolf 1948-11-17(1948-11-17)November 17, 1948 2015-01-20January 20, 2015 (2015-01-20) 66-6466 years, 64 days 333 days 24,50367 years, 32 days Democratic
Rhode Island Raimondo, GinaGina Raimondo 1971-05-17(1971-05-17)May 17, 1971 2015-01-06January 6, 2015 (2015-01-06) 43-23543 years, 234 days 347 days 16,28744 years, 216 days Democratic
South Carolina Haley, NikkiNikki Haley 1972-01-20(1972-01-20)January 20, 1972 2011-01-12January 12, 2011 (2011-01-12) 38-35738 years, 357 days 4 years, 341 days 16,03943 years, 333 days Republican
South Dakota Daugaard, DennisDennis Daugaard 1953-06-11(1953-06-11)June 11, 1953 2011-01-08January 8, 2011 (2011-01-08) 57-21157 years, 211 days 4 years, 345 days 22,83662 years, 191 days Republican
Tennessee Haslam, BillBill Haslam 1958-08-23(1958-08-23)August 23, 1958 2011-01-15January 15, 2011 (2011-01-15) 52-14552 years, 145 days 4 years, 338 days 20,93757 years, 118 days Republican
Texas Abbott, GreggGreg Abbott 1957-11-13(1957-11-13)November 13, 1957 2015-01-20January 20, 2015 (2015-01-20) 57-6857 years, 68 days 333 days 21,22058 years, 36 days Republican
Utah Herbert, GaryGary Herbert 1947-05-07(1947-05-07)May 7, 1947 2009-08-11August 11, 2009 (2009-08-11) 62-09662 years, 96 days 6 years, 130 days 25,06368 years, 226 days Republican
Vermont Shumlin, PeterPeter Shumlin 1956-03-24(1956-03-24)March 24, 1956 2011-01-06January 6, 2011 (2011-01-06) 54-28854 years, 288 days 4 years, 347 days 21,81959 years, 270 days Democratic
Virginia McAuliffe, TerryTerry McAuliffe 1957-02-09(1957-02-09)February 9, 1957 2014-01-11January 11, 2014 (2014-01-11) 56-33656 years, 336 days 1 year, 342 days 21,49758 years, 313 days Democratic
Washington Inslee, JayJay Inslee 1951-02-09(1951-02-09)February 9, 1951 2013-01-16January 16, 2013 (2013-01-16) 61-34261 years, 342 days 2 years, 337 days 23,68964 years, 313 days Democratic
West Virginia Tomblin, EarlEarl Ray Tomblin 1952-03-15(1952-03-15)March 15, 1952 2010-11-15November 15, 2010 (2010-11-15) 58-24558 years, 245 days 5 years, 34 days 23,28963 years, 279 days Democratic
Wisconsin Walker, ScottScott Walker 1967-11-02(1967-11-02)November 2, 1967 2011-01-03January 3, 2011 (2011-01-03) 43-06243 years, 62 days 4 years, 350 days 17,57948 years, 47 days Republican
Wyoming Mead, MattMatt Mead 1962-03-11(1962-03-11)March 11, 1962 2011-01-03January 3, 2011 (2011-01-03) 48-29848 years, 298 days 4 years, 350 days 19,64153 years, 283 days Republican
State Governor Date of birth Date of
inauguration
Age at
inauguration
Length of
gubernatorial
term to date
Current age Party
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