• J. Pinckney Henderson, 1846–1847
  • George T. Wood, 1847–1849
  • Peter Hansbrough Bell, 1849–1853
  • J. W. Henderson, 11/1853–12/1853
  • Elisha M. Pease, 1853–1857
  • Hardin R. Runnels, 1857–1859
  • Sam Houston, 1859–1861
  • Edward Clark, 03/1861–11/1861
  • Francis R. Lubbock, 1861–1863
  • Pendleton Murrah, 1863–1865
  • Andrew J. Hamilton, 1865–1866
  • James W. Throckmorton, 1866–1867
  • Elisha M. Pease, 1867–1869
  • Edmund J. Davis, 1870–1874
  • Richard Coke, 1874–1876
  • Richard B. Hubbard, 1876–1879
  • Oran M. Roberts, 1879–1883
  • John Ireland, 1883–1887
  • Lawrence Sullivan Ross, 1887–1891
  • James Stephen Hogg, 1891–1895
  • Charles A. Culberson, 1895–1899
  • Joseph D. Sayers, 1899–1903
  • S. W. T. Lanham, 1903–1907
  • Thomas Mitchell Campbell, 1907–1911
  • Oscar Branch Colquitt, 1911–1915
  • James E. Ferguson, 1915–1917
  • William Pettus Hobby, 1917–1921
  • Pat Morris Neff, 1921–1925
  • Miriam A. Ferguson, 1925–1927
  • Dan Moody, 1927–1931
  • Ross S. Sterling, 1931–1933
  • Miriam A. Ferguson, 1933–1935
  • James V Allred, 1935–1939
  • W. Lee O'Daniel, 1939–1941
  • Coke R. Stevenson, 1941–1947
  • Beauford H. Jester, 1947–1949
  • Allan Shivers, 1949–1957
  • Price Daniel, 1957–1963
  • John Connally, 1963–1969
  • Preston Smith, 1969–1973
  • Dolph Briscoe, 1973–1979
  • William P. Clements, 1979–1983
  • Mark White, 1983–1987
  • William P. Clements, 1987–1991
  • Ann W. Richards, 1991–1995

Capitol Governor’s Portraits, Courtesy: The State Preservation Board, Austin, Texas