http://governors.rutgers.edu/on-governors/us-governors/governors-and-the-white-house/governors-who-became-president/

Governors Who Became President. by David J. Andersen and John Weingart Center on the American Governor. Since its founding in 1787, the United States ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Presidents_of_the_United_States_by_previous_experience

Although many paths may lead to the presidency of the United States, the most common job ... 17 presidents previously served as governors; 16 were state governors; 9 were governors immediately before election as president. Only one  ...

https://www.hitc.com/en-gb/2017/09/08/7-us-governors-who-also-became-president-is-mike-pence-next/

Sep 10, 2017 ... Donald Trump had no experience of elected office before becoming president this year, but which presidents previously served as governor?

https://www.thoughtco.com/does-president-need-political-experience-4046139

Mar 7, 2019 ... Most American presidents served in elected office before being elected president , though. Many presidents served as governors or U.S. ...

https://www.politifact.com/texas/statements/2015/apr/27/ted-cruz/ted-cruz-says-half-presidents-were-previously-gove/

Apr 27, 2015 ... According to Weigel's recap, Cruz was addressing young ... ... "About half of the presidents have been governors; half of them, senators.".

https://www.governing.com/topics/politics/governors-white-house-how-do-they-do-as-president.html

(George H.W. Bush was vice president, of course, and Barack Obama was a U.S. ... that served him well in many ways -- seeing the importance of pragmatism, ...

https://www.history.com/news/which-u-s-states-have-produced-the-most-presidents

Sep 10, 2014 ... As an adult, Harrison moved to Ohio, where he served as a U.S. ... won the presidency, and Wilson was governor of New Jersey when elected.

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/History/presidents/Presidents_22_Cleveland.htm

Learn about the 22nd US President Grover Cleveland. ... Born in Caldwell, New Jersey on March 18 l837, he is noted for many things. ... Cleveland went on to become the mayor of Buffalo and Governor of New York, where he came into the  ...

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/05/23/us/politics/presidential-experience.html

May 23, 2019 ... Three candidates want to become the first mayor elected president. ... But, of course, all those governors and senators lost to Donald J. Trump, ...

https://ballotpedia.org/Governor_(state_executive_office)

In all states, the governor is directly elected and, in most cases, has ..... Approximately twice as many presidents have been governors at some point than have ...