List of Governors of South Carolina

Governors of South Carolina

Last Updated on April 23, 2022 by Team FinderWheel

Are you looking for the Governors of South Carolina? Here is the list of all the Governors of South Carolina from beginning to present with their tenure and respective political party name.

South Carolina Governors List

Here is a list of governors of the US state of Governors of South Carolina by Party Name and Tenure Periods.

Sr. No. Governor Name
Term Start Term End Party
1 William Haselden Ellerbe 18 January 1897 2 June 1899 Democratic
2 Miles Benjamin McSweeney 2 June 1899 20-Jan-03 Democratic
3 Duncan Clinch Heyward 20-Jan-03 15-Jan-07 Democratic
4 Martin Frederick Ansel 15-Jan-07 17-Jan-11 Democratic
5 Coleman Livingston Blease 17-Jan-11 14-Jan-15 Democratic
6 Charles Aurelius Smith 14-Jan-15 19-Jan-15 Democratic
7 Richard Irvine Manning III 19-Jan-15 21-Jan-19 Democratic
8 Robert Archer Cooper 21-Jan-19 20-May-22 Democratic
9 Wilson Godfrey Harvey 20-May-22 16-Jan-23 Democratic
10 Thomas Gordon McLeod 16-Jan-23 18-Jan-27 Democratic
11 John Gardiner Richards, Jr. 18-Jan-27 20-Jan-31 Democratic
12 Ibra Charles Blackwood 20-Jan-31 15-Jan-35 Democratic
13 Olin D. Johnston 15-Jan-35 17-Jan-39 Democratic
14 Burnet R. Maybank 17-Jan-39 04-Nov-41 Democratic
15 Joseph Emile Harley 04-Nov-41 27-Feb-42 Democratic
16 Richard Manning Jefferies 27-Feb-42 19-Jan-43 Democratic
17 Olin D. Johnston 19-Jan-43 02-Jan-45 Democratic
18 Ransome Judson Williams 02-Jan-45 21-Jan-47 Democratic
19 Strom Thurmond 21-Jan-47 16-Jan-51 Democratic
20 James Francis Byrnes 16-Jan-51 18-Jan-55 Democratic
21 George Bell Timmerman, Jr. 18-Jan-55 20-Jan-59 Democratic
22 Ernest “Fritz” Hollings 20-Jan-59 15-Jan-63 Democratic
23 Donald Stuart Russell 15-Jan-63 22-Apr-65 Democratic
24 Robert Evander McNair 22-Apr-65 19-Jan-71 Democratic
25 John C. West 19-Jan-71 21-Jan-75 Democratic
26 James Burrows Edwards 21-Jan-75 10-Jan-79 Republican
27 Richard Wilson Riley 10-Jan-79 14-Jan-87 Democratic
28 Carroll A. Campbell, Jr. 14-Jan-87 11-Jan-95 Republican
29 David Muldrow Beasley 11-Jan-95 13-Jan-99 Republican
30 James Hovis Hodges 13-Jan-99 15-Jan-03 Democratic
31 Mark Sanford 15-Jan-03 12-Jan-11 Republican
32 Nikki Haley 12-Jan-11 24-Jan-17 Republican
33 Henry McMaster 24-Jan-17 Incumbent Republican

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