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List of Governors of Alaska

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This is a list of the governors of the U.S. state of Alaska, of Alaska Territory and of the District of Alaska, and the military commanders of the District of Alaska. Also listed are the governors of Russian America.

Contents

Russian America (1790-1867)

War Department (1867-1877)

Treasury Department (1877-1884)

District Governors

Governor Party Term
John Henry Kinkead Republican 1884-1885
Alfred P. Swineford Democrat 1885-1889
Lyman Enos Knapp Republican 1889-1893
James Sheakley Democrat 1893-1897
John Green Brady 1897-1906
Wilford Bacon Hoggatt Republican 1906-1909
Walter Eli Clark Republican 1909-1912

Territorial Governors


1 Buckner was the military commander of Alaska during most of World War II.

State Governors

Alaska became a state on January 3 1959. The four-year term of governor begins and ends on the first Monday of December.

Governor Party Term
William A. Egan Democrat 1959-1966
Walter J. Hickel1 Republican 1966-1969
Keith H. Miller Republican 1969-1970
William A. Egan Democrat 1970-1974
Jay S. Hammond Republican 1974-1982
William J. Sheffield Democrat 1982-1986
Steve C. Cowper Democrat 1986-1990
Walter J. Hickel2 AIP, then Republican 1990-1994
Tony Knowles Democrat 1994-2002
Frank H. Murkowski Republican 2002-present


1 Resigned as Governor to become Secretary of the Interior on January 29, 1969.

2 Switched to the Republican Party in April 1994.

External links

fr:Liste des gouverneurs de l'Alaska it:Lista dei Governatori dell'Alaska nl:Lijst van Gouverneurs van Alaska

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