Meet the first 25 Governors of Tennessee

Tennessee 225

Portraits of Tennessee's Governors

Tennesseans have been electing Governors for the last 225 years.

Before serving in the Governor’s seat, many of them were generals, volunteer soldiers, farmers, lawyers and the list continues.

Tennessee was granted statehood June 1, 1796. News 2 takes a closer look at the leaders who have helped shape the state of Tennessee.

  • Governor John Sevier
  • SAM HOUSTON

Continuing Coverage

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