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Gov. Monrad C. Wallgren, US Senator (1891 - 1961)

Monrad Charles Wallgren (April 17, 1891 – September 18, 1961) was an American politician who served as the 13th Governor of Washington from 1945 to 1949, as well as representing that state i...

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Dixy Lee Ray, Governor (1914 - 1994)

Dixy Lee Ray (September 3, 1914–January 2, 1994) was the 17th Governor of the U.S. State of Washington. She was Washington's first female governor. Early years She was born Marguerite ...

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Clarence D. Martin, Governor (1886 - 1955)

Clarence Daniel Martin (June 29, 1886 - August 11, 1955) was the 11th Governor of the state of Washington. A Democrat, he served two terms from 1933 to 1941. Martin was born and raised in Cheney in...

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Roland H. Hartley, Governor (1864 - 1952)

Roland Hill Hartley (June 26, 1864 – September 21, 1952) served two terms as the tenth Governor of the state of Washington from 1925 to 1933 as a Republican. Biography Hartley, the eighth ...

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Louis F. Hart, Governor (1862 - 1929)

Louis Folwell Hart (January 4, 1862 – December 4, 1929) was the seventh Lieutenant Governor of the state of Washington and was the ninth Governor of Washington State from 14 June 1919 to 12 Ja...

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Ernest Lister, Governor (1870 - 1919)

Ernest Lister (June 15, 1870 – June 14, 1919) was the eighth Governor of the state of Washington. Biography Born in Halifax, England, Lister immigrated with his family in 1884, to be near ...

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Marion E. Hay, Governor (1865 - 1933)

Marion E. Hay (December 9, 1865 – November 21, 1933) was the seventh Governor of the U.S. state of Washington. Biography Born in Adams County, Wisconsin, Hay attended the Bayless Commercia...

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Samuel G. Cosgrove, Governor (1847 - 1909)

Samuel Goodlove Cosgrove (April 10, 1847 – March 28, 1909) was an American politician. He served as the sixth Governor of the state of Washington. He was a U.S. Civil War veteran and educator ...

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Albert E. Mead, Governor (1861 - 1913)

Albert Edward Mead (December 14, 1861 – March 19, 1913) was the fifth Governor of Washington, serving in that position from 1905 to 1909. Biography Mead was born in Kansas on December 14, ...

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Henry McBride, Governor (1856 - 1937)

) Henry McBride (February 7, 1856 – October 7, 1937) was the fourth Governor of Washington state, United States from 1901 to 1905. He was the first governor of Washington to be born in the wes...

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John R. Rogers, 3rd Governor of Washington State MP (1838 - 1901)

Epitaph: I would make it utterly impossible for the covetous and the avaricious to impoverish the poor. The rich can take care of themselves. --- From his English Wikipedia page: John Rankin Ro...

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John McGraw, Governor (1850 - 1910)

) John Harte McGraw (October 4, 1850 – June 23, 1910) was the second Governor of Washington state. Biography McGraw was born in Penobscot County, Maine. After running away from home in Mai...

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Elisha P. Ferry, 10th Governor of Washington Territory and 1st Governor of Washington (1825 - 1895)

Elisha Peyre Ferry (August 9, 1825 – October 14, 1895) was the first Governor of the U.S. State of Washington. Ferry was a Republican lawyer who had twice been Governor of Washington Territory...

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