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

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  • Tom Bolack, Governor (1918 - 1998)
    Thomas Felix "Tom" Bolack (May 18, 1918 – May 20, 1998) was an American businessman and politician, who served as the 20th Governor of New Mexico for 32 days in 1962–63. Bolack was a self-educated ...
  • Andrew W. Hockenhull, Governor (1877 - 1974)
    Andrew W. Hockenhull (January 16, 1877 – June 20, 1974) was the tenth Governor of New Mexico. Background Hockenhull was born in rural Missouri, near Bolivar. He attended Southwest Baptist College...
  • Benjamin F. Pankey (1861 - 1929)
    Benjamin Franklin Pankey (born August 16, 1861 in Harrisburg , Illinois , † June 1, 1929 in Santa Fe, New Mexico) was an American politician of French descent. Between 1919 and 1920 he served as Lt. ...
  • Mariano Chávez, jefe político (1799 - 1845)
    José Mariano Chaves y Castillo (or Mariano Chávez) (31 December 1799 – 1845) was a wealthy New Mexican landowner who was the acting governor of New Mexico for a few months during 1844. Chaves County,...
  • Gov. Francisco Xavier Chávez, jefe político (1769 - 1838)
    First Governor of the Departmento de Nuevo México under the independent Republic of Mexico in 1823. Francisco Xavier Chávez was the second géfe político (equivalent to governor) of the territory of...

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