The town of Lemery was founded in 1862 during the administration of Governor-General Jose Lemery. Don Jose Cabrera is the first Gobernadorcillo whose term of office is unknown.

Succeeding Gobernadorcillos who also had unrecorded terms of office are Don Miguel Agoncillo, Don Eleno Anniversario, Don Mariano Marella, Don Juan Medina, and Pioquinto Reyes.