Governor of Samar

The Governor of Samar is the local chief executive of the Philippine province of Samar (province).

Governor of Samar
Gobernador han Lalawigan han Samar Waray
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Seal of the Province of Samar
Incumbent
Reynolds Michael T. Tan

since November 30, 2019
StyleGovernor, Honorable Governor
ResidenceSamar Capitol, Catbalogan City
Term length3 years
Inaugural holderJulio Llorente
Formation
  • 1768 (Separation from the former Province of Samar and Leyte)
  • 1965 (Partition into 3 Provinces)
Order Name Year in Office Notes
1 Julio Llorente 1902 – 1903 First appointed governor of Samar
2 Segundo Singzon 1903 – 1904 Second appointed governor of Samar from Cebu.
3 George Curry 1905 – 1907 First American governor of Samar.
4 Maximo Cinco 1908 – 1910 First elected governor of Samar.
5 Vicente Jasmines 1910 – 1916
6 Clodualdo Lucero 1916 – 1922
7 Juan Sulse 1922 – 1931
8 Felipe Abrigo 1932 – 1934, 1937 – 1940
9 Cayetano Lucero 1940 – 1944
10 Vicente Dira 1944 – 1945 Japanese Appointee
11 Gerardo Morrero 1945 – 1946
12 Baltazar Avelino 1946 – 1950
13 Decoroso Rosales 1950 – 1955
14 Fernando Veloso 1955 – 1960
15 Vicente Valley 1960 – 1963
16 Esteban Piczon 1963 – 1967
17 Jose Roño 1967 – 1973
18 Pablo Cinco 1973 – 1976
19 Tomas O. Ricalde 1976 – 1986
20 Antonio M. Bolastig 1986 – 1995
21 Jose Roño 1995 – 2001
22 Milagrosa T. Tan 2001 – 2010 First Female Governor
23 Sharee Ann Tan 2010 – 2019 Youngest Elected Governor
24 Milagrosa T. Tan 2019 Died in Office
25 Reynolds Michael T. Tan 2019 – incumbent

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