June 09, 2022 07:32 Updated Follow Indiana's first state governor was Jonathan Jennings (1816-1822). More information on him can be found here: http://www.in.gov/governorhistory/2377.htm Related articles Who was the first Indiana Territorial Governor? What is the Governor's annual salary? How long does the Governor serve and can he or she serve more than one term? What powers does the Governor have? How does someone qualify for the Healthy Indiana Plan?