Texas: State Governors: 1846-1865

Governor of the State of Texas
19 Feb 1846 - 21 Dec 1847 James Pinckney Henderson
21 Dec 1847 - 21 Dec 1849 George Tyler Wood
21 Dec 1849 - 23 Nov 1853 Peter Hansborough Bell
23 Nov 1853 - 21 Dec 1853 James Wilson Henderson
21 Dec 1853 - 21 Dec 1857 Elisha Marshall Pease
21 Dec 1857 - 21 Dec 1859 Hardin Richard Runnels
21 Dec 1859 - 16 Mar 1861 Samuel Houston (x) [1]
16 Mar 1861 - 7 Nov 1861 Edward Clark
7 Nov 1861 - 5 Nov 1863 Francis Richard Lubbock
5 Nov 1863 - 12 Jun 1865 Pendleton Murrah [2]

[1] The term as Governor includes a period from 2 Mar 1861 when Texas seceded from the United States to 5 Mar 1861 when the state joined the Confederate States of America.
[2] Ceased to exercise the functions of office de facto upon departure from the seat of government (12 Jun 1865); leaves national territory after 22 Jun 1865.
Last updated on: 26 Feb 2014 11:52:03