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List of governors of Illinois

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Governors of the State of Illinois
No.[a] Governor Term in office Party Election Lt. Governor[b][c]
1 Shadrach.Bond.png   Shadrach Bond October 6, 1818

December 5, 1822
(term limited)
Independent 1818   Pierre Menard
2 Edward.Coles.png Edward Coles December 5, 1822

December 6, 1826
(term limited)
Independent 1822 Adolphus Hubbard
3 Ninian.Edwards.png   Ninian Edwards December 6, 1826

December 6, 1830
(term limited)
Adams-Clay
Republican
1826   William Kinney
4 John.Reynolds.png   John Reynolds December 6, 1830

November 17, 1834
(resigned)[d]
Democratic 1830   Zadok Casey
(resigned March 1, 1833)
William Lee D. Ewing
(acting)
5 William Lee Davidson Ewing bioguide.jpg William Lee D. Ewing November 17, 1834

December 3, 1834
(successor took office)
Democratic Lieutenant
Governor
acting as
Governor
Vacant
6 Governor Joseph Duncan.jpg   Joseph Duncan December 3, 1834

December 7, 1838
(term limited)
Whig 1834   Alexander M. Jenkins[e]
(resigned December 9, 1836)
William H. Davidson[e]
(acting)
7 Governor Thomas Carlin.jpg   Thomas Carlin December 7, 1838

December 8, 1842
(term limited)
Democratic 1838 Stinson Anderson
8 Governor Thomas Ford.jpg Thomas Ford December 8, 1842

December 9, 1846
(term limited)
Democratic 1842 John Moore
9 Augustus.C.French.jpg Augustus C. French December 9, 1846

January 10, 1853
(term limited)
Democratic 1846[f] Joseph Wells
1848 William McMurtry
10 Joel.A.Matteson.png Joel Aldrich Matteson January 10, 1853

January 12, 1857
(term limited)
Democratic 1852 Gustav Koerner
11 William.H.Bissel.jpg   William Henry Bissell January 12, 1857

March 18, 1860
(died in office)
Republican 1856   John Wood
12 John.Wood.png John Wood March 18, 1860

January 14, 1861
(not candidate for election)
Republican Lieutenant
Governor
acting as
Governor
  Thomas Marshall[e]
(acting)
13 Richard.Yates.1.jpg Richard Yates January 14, 1861

January 16, 1865
(term limited)
Republican 1860   Francis Hoffmann
14 Richard James Oglesby.jpg Richard J. Oglesby January 16, 1865

January 11, 1869
(term limited)
Republican 1864 William Bross
15 John.M.Palmer.jpg John M. Palmer January 11, 1869

January 13, 1873
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1868 John Dougherty
14 Richard James Oglesby.jpg Richard J. Oglesby January 13, 1873

January 23, 1873
(resigned)[g]
Republican 1872 John Lourie Beveridge
16 John.L.Beveridge.1.jpg John Lourie Beveridge January 23, 1873

January 8, 1877
(not candidate for election)
Republican Lieutenant
Governor
acting as
Governor
John Early
(acting)
(term ended January 8, 1875)
  Archibald A. Glenn[e]
(acting)
17 Shelby Moore Cullom - Brady-Handy.jpg Shelby Moore Cullom January 8, 1877

February 5, 1883
(resigned)[h]
Republican 1876   Andrew Shuman
1880 John Marshall Hamilton
18 John.Marshall.Hamilton.jpg John Marshall Hamilton February 5, 1883

January 30, 1885
(not candidate for election)
Republican Lieutenant
Governor
acting as
Governor
William J. Campbell
(acting)
14 Richard James Oglesby.jpg Richard J. Oglesby January 30, 1885

January 14, 1889
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1884 John C. Smith
19 Joseph.W.Fifer.jpg Joseph W. Fifer January 14, 1889

January 10, 1893
(lost election)
Republican 1888 Lyman Beecher Ray
20 John Peter Altgeld.jpg   John Peter Altgeld January 10, 1893

January 11, 1897
(lost election)
Democratic 1892   Joseph B. Gill
21 John.R.Tanner.jpg   John Riley Tanner January 11, 1897

January 14, 1901
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1896   William Northcott
22 Richard Yates Jr.jpg Richard Yates Jr. January 14, 1901

January 9, 1905
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1900
23 Charles.S.Deneen.jpg Charles S. Deneen January 9, 1905

February 3, 1913
(lost election)
Republican 1904 Lawrence Yates Sherman
1908 John G. Oglesby
24 EFDunne.jpg   Edward Fitzsimmons Dunne February 3, 1913

January 8, 1917
(lost election)
Democratic 1912   Barratt O’Hara
25 Frank O Lowden portrait.jpg   Frank Orren Lowden January 8, 1917

January 10, 1921
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1916   John G. Oglesby
26 Lensmall.jpg Len Small January 10, 1921

January 14, 1929
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1920 Fred E. Sterling
1924
27 Louis Lincoln Emmerson.jpg Louis Lincoln Emmerson January 14, 1929

January 9, 1933
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1928
28 Henry Horner.jpg   Henry Horner January 9, 1933

October 6, 1940
(died in office)
Democratic 1932   Thomas Donovan
1936 John Henry Stelle
29 John stelle.png John Henry Stelle October 6, 1940

January 13, 1941
(not candidate for election)
Democratic Lieutenant
Governor
acting as
Governor
Vacant
30 Dwight H. Green cph.3b30070.jpg   Dwight H. Green January 13, 1941

January 10, 1949
(lost election)
Republican 1940   Hugh W. Cross
1944
31 AdlaiEStevenson1900-1965.jpg   Adlai Stevenson II January 10, 1949

January 12, 1953
(not candidate for election)
Democratic 1948   Sherwood Dixon
32 William Stratton.jpg   William Stratton January 12, 1953

January 9, 1961
(lost election)
Republican 1952   John William Chapman
1956
33 Otto Kerner cropped.png   Otto Kerner Jr. January 9, 1961

May 21, 1968
(resigned)[i]
Democratic 1960   Samuel H. Shapiro
1964
34 Sam Shapiro.png Samuel H. Shapiro May 21, 1968

January 13, 1969
Democratic Lieutenant
Governor
acting as
Governor
Vacant
35 Richard B. Ogilvie.jpg   Richard B. Ogilvie January 13, 1969

January 8, 1973
(lost election)
Republican 1968   Paul Simon[e]
36 ILLINOIS GOVERNOR DAN WALKER GREETS CHICAGO CONSTITUENTS DURING THE BUD BILLIKEN DAY PARADE, ONE OF THE LARGEST... - NARA - 556272 (cropped).jpg   Dan Walker January 8, 1973

January 10, 1977
(not candidate for election)
Democratic 1972 Neil Hartigan
37 Bio thompson.jpg   James R. Thompson January 10, 1977

January 14, 1991
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1976[j]   Dave O’Neal
(resigned July 31, 1981)
1978
Vacant
1982   George Ryan
1986
38 JimEdgar2013 (cropped).png Jim Edgar January 14, 1991

January 11, 1999
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1990 Bob Kustra
(resigned July 1, 1998)
1994
Vacant
39 2007 Governor George Ryan crop4 (cropped).JPG George Ryan January 11, 1999

January 13, 2003
(not candidate for election)
Republican 1998   Corinne Wood
40 Rod Blagojevich (2911120436) (cropped).jpg   Rod Blagojevich January 13, 2003

January 29, 2009
(impeached and removed)[k]
Democratic 2002   Pat Quinn
2006
41 Governor Pat Quinn.jpg Pat Quinn January 29, 2009

January 12, 2015
(lost election)
Democratic Succeeded from
Lieutenant
Governor
Vacant
2010   Sheila Simon
42 Bruce Rauner crop.jpg   Bruce Rauner January 12, 2015

January 14, 2019
(lost election)
Republican 2014   Evelyn Sanguinetti
43 J.B. Pritzker Chicago Hack Night 53 (cropped) (cropped).png   J. B. Pritzker January 14, 2019

present[l]
Democratic 2018   Juliana Stratton

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