The Governor of Wisconsin is the highest executive authority in the government of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. The position was first filled by Nelson Dewey on June 7, 1848, the year Wisconsin became a state. Prior to statehood, there were four Governors of Wisconsin Territory.
Living former U.S. governors of Wisconsin[change | change source]
As of January 2019Patrick Lucey (1971–1977) on May 10, 2014.
, there were six former governors of Wisconsin still living. The most recent death of a former Governor of Wisconsin was that of