List of current United States governors by age

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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 July 10, 2014, 5 governors are in their 70s, 20 governors are in their 60s, 21 are in their 50s, and 4 are in their 40s.
  • The median age of currently serving governors is 60 years, 210 days.
  • The median age of inauguration for currently serving governors is 56 years, 167 days.
  • The median term length of currently serving governors is 3 years, 188 days.

List of current United States governors by age[edit]

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 3 years, 174 days 26,09071 years, 157 days Republican
Alaska Parnell, SeanSean Parnell 1962-11-19(1962-11-19)November 19, 1962 2009-07-26July 26, 2009 (2009-07-26) 46-24946 years, 249 days 4 years, 349 days 18,86151 years, 233 days Republican
Arizona Brewer, JanJan Brewer 1944-09-26(1944-09-26)September 26, 1944 2009-01-21January 21, 2009 (2009-01-21) 64-11764 years, 117 days 5 years, 170 days 25,48969 years, 287 days Republican
Arkansas Beebe, MikeMike Beebe 1946-12-28(1946-12-28)December 28, 1946 2007-01-09January 9, 2007 (2007-01-09) 60-01260 years, 12 days 7 years, 182 days 24,66667 years, 194 days Democratic
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 3 years, 188 days 27,85376 years, 94 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 3 years, 180 days 22,79962 years, 153 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 3 years, 186 days 21,53958 years, 354 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 5 years, 171 days 19,58453 years, 226 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 3 years, 187 days 22,50161 years, 221 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 3 years, 181 days 26,25271 years, 319 days Republican
Hawaii Abercrombie, NeilNeil Abercrombie 1938-06-26(1938-06-26)June 26, 1938 2010-12-06December 6, 2010 (2010-12-06) 72-16372 years, 163 days 3 years, 216 days 27,77376 years, 14 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 7 years, 190 days 26,36672 years, 68 days Republican
Illinois Quinn, PatPat Quinn 1948-12-16(1948-12-16)December 16, 1948 2009-01-29January 29, 2009 (2009-01-29) 60-04460 years, 44 days 5 years, 162 days 23,94765 years, 206 days Democratic
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 1 year, 177 days 20,12255 years, 33 days Republican
Iowa Branstad, TerryTerry E. Branstad 1946-11-17(1946-11-17)November 17, 1946 2011-01-14January 14, 2011 (2011-01-14) 64-05864 years, 58 days 3 years, 177 days 24,70767 years, 235 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 3 years, 181 days 21,12057 years, 301 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 6 years, 211 days 25,49469 years, 292 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 6 years, 177 days 15,73643 years, 30 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 3 years, 186 days 24,01565 years, 274 days Republican
Maryland O'Malley, MartinMartin O'Malley 1963-01-18(1963-01-18)January 18, 1963 2007-01-17January 17, 2007 (2007-01-17) 43-36443 years, 364 days 7 years, 174 days 18,80151 years, 173 days Democratic
Massachusetts Patrick, DevalDeval Patrick 1956-07-31(1956-07-31)July 31, 1956 2007-01-04January 4, 2007 (2007-01-04) 50-15750 years, 157 days 7 years, 187 days 21,16357 years, 344 days Democratic
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 3 years, 190 days 20,41455 years, 325 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 3 years, 188 days 24,63767 years, 165 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 2 years, 181 days 21,76359 years, 213 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 5 years, 179 days 21,33258 years, 147 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 1 year, 184 days 17,62248 years, 90 days Democratic
Nebraska Heineman, DaveDave Heineman 1948-05-12(1948-05-12)May 12, 1948 2005-01-20January 20, 2005 (2005-01-20) 56-25356 years, 253 days 9 years, 171 days 24,16566 years, 59 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 3 years, 188 days 18,60250 years, 339 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 1 year, 188 days 20,58756 years, 133 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 4 years, 172 days 18,93551 years, 307 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 3 years, 190 days 20,08554 years, 361 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 3 years, 190 days 20,67056 years, 216 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 1 year, 186 days 21,08557 years, 266 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 3 years, 215 days 24,00865 years, 267 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 3 years, 181 days 22,70362 years, 58 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 3 years, 181 days 21,76359 years, 213 days Republican
Oregon Kitzhaber, JohnJohn Kitzhaber 1947-03-05(1947-03-05)March 5, 1947 2011-01-10January 10, 2011 (2011-01-10) 63-31163 years, 311 days 3 years, 181 days 24,59967 years, 127 days Democratic
Pennsylvania Corbett, TomTom Corbett 1949-06-17(1949-06-17)June 17, 1949 2011-01-18January 18, 2011 (2011-01-18) 59-01661 years, 215 days 3 years, 173 days 23,76465 years, 23 days Republican
Rhode Island Chafee, LincolnLincoln Chafee 1953-03-26(1953-03-26)March 26, 1953 2011-01-04January 4, 2011 (2011-01-04) 57-28457 years, 284 days 3 years, 187 days 22,38661 years, 106 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 3 years, 179 days 15,51242 years, 171 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 3 years, 183 days 22,30961 years, 29 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 3 years, 176 days 20,41055 years, 321 days Republican
Texas Perry, RickRick Perry 1950-03-04(1950-03-04)March 4, 1950 2000-12-21December 21, 2000 (2000-12-21) 50-29250 years, 292 days 13 years, 201 days 23,50464 years, 128 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 4 years, 333 days 24,53667 years, 64 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 3 years, 185 days 21,29258 years, 108 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 0 years, 180 days 20,97057 years, 151 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 1 year, 175 days 23,16263 years, 151 days Democratic
West Virginia Tomblin, EarlEarl R. Tomblin 1952-03-15(1952-03-15)March 15, 1952 2010-11-15November 15, 2010 (2010-11-15) 58-24558 years, 245 days 3 years, 237 days 22,76262 years, 117 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 3 years, 188 days 17,05246 years, 250 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 3 years, 188 days 19,11452 years, 121 days Republican
State Governor Date of birth Date of
inauguration
Age at
inauguration
Length of
gubernatorial
term to date
Current Age Party