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Governors of New Mexico (Nuevo México) from 1598 to present day

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  • Diego de Vargas Zapata y Luján Ponce de León y Contrera, marqués de Nava de Bárcinas (1643 - 1704)
    DIEGO DE VARGAS ZAPATA Y LUXAN (D.), Marques de la Nava de Barcinas, Señor y Cabeza de la Casa de Vargas, fué hijo de D. Alonso de Vargas Ponce de Leon, y de Doña María Margarita de Contreras. Sirvió e...
  • Susana Martinez, Governor of New Mexico
    Susana Martinez (born July 14, 1959) is an American politician who is the 31st Governor of New Mexico and chairwoman of the Republican Governors Association. A Republican, Martinez was elected govern...
  • Governor William "Bill" Richardson III (1947 - d.)
    Loved to fly .Due to polio couldn't use rudders so he bought ( for the Crown Laundry business) and flew an Ercoupe. Which he used in his travels as president of the dry cleaners institute. Prior to bei...
  • Samuel B. Axtell, Gov. of the Territories of New Mexico & Utah (1819 - 1891)
    Samuel Beach Axtell (October 14, 1819 – August 7, 1891). Notable for: being the most controversial Chief Justice of the New Mexico Territorial Supreme Court; his corrupted administration as Governor ...
  • Gary Johnson, 29th Governor of New Mexico (1953 - d.)
    Gary Earl Johnson (born January 1, 1953) is an American businessman, former Governor of New Mexico, and candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in the 2012 election.[...

Scope of project

This project identifies the Governors of New Mexico from the governors of the Province of New Mexico under the Viceroyalty of New Spain beginning in 1598, to Susana Martinez, the current Governor of the state of New Mexico.


  • Governors of the Province of New Mexico under the Viceroyalty of New Spain (1598-1822)
  • Mexican Governors of New Mexico (1822-1846)
  • Governors of the Territory of New Mexico (1846-1912)
  • Governors of the state of New Mexico (1912-present day)


List of Governors of New Mexico

New Mexico Governor's Mansion

Spanish governors of New Mexico