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Poet Laureate Selection, Special - 51st R.S. (1949)

Committee Members
John Junior Bell
John Leake Crosthwait
Ligon L. Holstein
Warren Swann McDonald
Frank Calvert Oltorf
Robert Lee Proffer

Note:
Appointed by Lieutenant Governor 1/18/1949 and Speaker 7/6/1949, pursuant to SCR 9.
Senator Carlos Ashley named poet laureate on 7/6/1949, according to the Dallas Morning News article, "Senator Can Pen Official State Poems", 7/7/1949.

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