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New York State
Governors

Name Born Parents Governor From Other Information Died Being Researched By
George Clinton 1739
Ulster Co
Charles Clinton
Elizabeth Denniston
1777-1795
1801-1804
Vice President under Jefferson 1812
Washington, DC
 
John Jay 1745
NYC
Peter Jay
Hanna McVickar
1795-1801 Chief Justice of the Supreme Court 1829
Bedford, NY

Morgan
Lewis
1754
NYC
Francis York
Elizabeth Annesly
1804-1807 NY Attorney General 1844
NYC

Daniel D Tompkins June 21,1774
Scarsdale
Jonathon Tomkins
Sarah Hyatt
1807-1817 Vice President under Monroe June 11, 1825
NYC
Sherry C. Ussery =
John Tayler 1742
NYC

2/24/1817-
7/1/1817
Was never sworn into office 1829
Albany

Dewitt Clinton 1769
Little Britian, NY
James Clinton
Mary Dewitt
1817-1823
1825-1828
ran for President against Madison Feb 11,1828
in Albany

Burial Info 1
(Reinterred)
Irene D. = Fox
Susan Thatcher =
Joseph Christopher Yates 1768
Schenectady, NY
Christopher Yates
Jane Bradt
1823-1825 Justice in NY Supreme Court 1837
Schenectady
William T. Yates =
Nathaniel Pitcher 1777
Litchfield, CT
Nathaniel Pitcher, Sr 1828-1829 member of Congress May25,1836
Sandy Hill, NY

Martin VanBuren 1782
Kinderhook, NY
Abraham Van Buren
Maria Hoes
1829 President of the United States 1862
Kinderhook, NY

Enos Thompson Throop 1784
Johnstown,NY
George B Throop
Abiah Thompson
1829-1833 Congressman 1874
Auburn,NY
RayT1006@aol.com =
Debbie = Anthony
William Learned Marcy 1786
Southbridge,MA
Jedeiah Marcy
Ruth Learned
1833-1839 Secretary of War (Polk)
Secretary of State (Pierce) =
1857
Ballston Spa, NY
Pat
William H Seward 1801
Florida, NY
Samuel Seward
Mary Jennings
1839-1843 US Senator
Secretary of State
1872
Auburn
James Gibbs
William C Bouck 1786
Schoharie Valley, NY
Christian Bouck
Margaret Borst
1843-1845 Assembly 1859
Schoharie Valley, NY

Silas Wright 1795
Amherst, MA
Silas Wright
Eleanor Goodale
1845-1847 U S Senator 1847
Canton, NY

John Young 1802
Chelsea, VT
Thomas Young
Mary Gale
1847-1849 House of Representatives 1852
NYC

Hamilton Fish 1808
NYC
Nicholas Fish
Elizabeth Stuyvesant
1849-1851 Secretary of State (under Grant) 1893
Garrison, NY

Washington Hunt 1811
Windham, NY
Sanford Hunt
Fanny Rose
1851-1853 Congressman 1867
NYC

Horatio Seymour 1810
Pompeii Hill, NY
Henry Seymour
Mary Forman
1853-1855
1863-1865
Mayor of Utica 1886
Utica, NY

Myron Clark 1806
Naples, NY
Maj. Joseph Clark
Mary Sutton
1855-1857 sheriff of Ontario County 1892
Canandaigua

John Alsop King 1788
NYC
Rufus King
Mary Alsop
1857-1859 expanded Erie Canal 1867
Jamaica, NY
Richard F. Waddington

Roger = King
Edwin D Morgan 1811
Washington, MA
Jasper A Morgan
Catherine Copp
1859-1863 major-general NY militia 1883
NYC

Reuben Eaton Fenton 1819
Carroll, NY
George Fenton
Elsie Owen
1865-1869 United States Senator 1885
Jamestown, NY
Fenton Historical
Society
John Thompson Hoffman 1828
Ossining, NY
Adrian Hoffman
Jane Thompson
1869-1873 NYC District Attorney 1888
Germany

Samuel Jones Tilden 1814
New Lebanon,NY
Eliam Tilden
Polly Jones
1873-1877 was almost President in 1876! 1886
New Lebanon, NY
Lucius Robinson 1810
Windham, NY

1877-1880 state assembly 1880
Elmira
Jim Mol
Alonzo Cornell 1832
Ithaca
Ezra Cornell
MaryAnn Wood
1880-1883 Western Union 1904
NYC
Lena Hurst =
Stephen Grover Cleveland 1837
Caldwell, NJ
Rev. Richard Cleveland
Anne Neal
1883-1885 President of the United States 1908

David Bennet Hill 1843
Havana, NY
Caleb Hill
Eunice Durfey
1885-1892 ran for President 1910
Albany

Roswell Pettibone Flower 1835
Theresa, NY
Nathan Flower
MaryAnn Boyle
1892-1895 established bank code 1899
Watertown, NY
Kate = Wehrle
Levi Parsons Morton 1824
Shoreham, VT
Daniel O. Morton
Lucretia Parsons
1895-1897 V-P of United States 1920
Rhinecliff, NY

Frank Sweet Black 1853
Limington, ME
Jacob Black
Charlotte Sweet
1897-1899 established School of Forestry 1913
Troy, NY

Theodore Roosevelt 1858
NYC
Theodore Roosevelt, Sr
Martha Bulloch
1899-1901 President of the United States 1919
Sagamore Hill, NY

Benjamin Barker Odell, Jr 1854
Newburgh, NY
Benjamin B Odell
Ophelia Bookstaver
1901-1905 improved Erie Canal 1926
Newburgh, NY
Rob Lamarre
see note
Frank Wayland Higgins 1856
Rushford (Allegany Co)
Orrin Trall Higgins
Lucia Hapgood
1905-1907 state senator 1907
Olean, NY

Charles Evans Hughes 1862
Glen Falls, NY
David Hughes
Mary C Connelly
1907-1910 Chief Justice of Supreme Court 1948
NYC

Horace White 1865
Buffalo
Horace K White
Marion Strong
1910-1911 developed subway system in NYC 1943
Syracuse

John Alden Dix 1860
Glen Falls
James Lawton Dix
Laura Stevens
1911-1913   1928
Santa Barbara, CA

William Sulzer 1863
Elizabeth, NJ
Thomas Sulzer
Lydia Jelleme
1913 impeached 1941
NYC

Martin Henry Glynn 1871
Kinderhook, NY
Martin Glynn
Anne Scanlon
1913-1915 signed Workman's Comp law 1924
Charles Whitman Seymour 1868
Hanover, CT
John Seymour
Lillie Whitman
1915-1919 education reform 1947
NYC

Alfred E Smith 1873
NYC
Alfred E Smith
Catherine Mulvehill
1919-1920
1923-1929
ran for President against Hoover 1944
NYC

Nathan L Miller 1868
Solon, NY
Samuel Miller
Almera Russell
1921-1923 NY Supreme Court Justice 1953
Solon, NY

Franklin Delano Roosevelt 1882
Hyde Park, NY
James Roosevelt
Sara Delano
1929-1933 President of the United States 1945 NYS Library has an
FDR collection

Herbert H Lehman 1878
NYC
Mayer Lehman
Babette Newgass
1933-1942 US Senator 1963
NYC

Charles Poletti 1903
Barre, VT
Dino Poletti
Caroline Gervasini
1942-1943 governor for 1 month

Thomas E Dewey 1902
Owosso, MI
George Marin Dewey
Annie Thomas
1943-1955 ran for President 1971
NYC

William Averill Harriman 1891
NYC
Edward Harriman
Mary Averill
1955-1959
1986
Nelson A Rockefeller 1907
Bar Harbor, ME
John D Rockefeller
Abby Green Aldrich
1959-1973 Presidential candidate
V-P of the United States
1978
NYC

Charles Malcolm Wilson 1914
NYC
Charles Wilson
Agnes Egan
1973-1975 Lt Governor of NY

Hugh Carey 1919
Brooklyn
Dennis Carey
Margaret Collins
1975-1983 House of Representatives

Mario M Cuomo 1932
Queens
Immaculata & Andrea Cuomo 1983-1995 politician

George E Pataki 1945
Peekskill

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