Poet Laureate Selection, Special - 57th R.S. (1961)

Committee Members


  • Appoint and designate some outstanding and recognized poet who is a citizen of Texas, who shall be Poet Laureate of the State of Texas for a period of two (2) years from such appointment. An Alternate Poet Laureate with the same qualifications of the Poet Laureate be appointed for the same period of time, who shall serve in the event of the death or resignation of the Poet Laureate.


Appointed by Speaker 4/10/1961 and Lieutenant Governor 4/10/1961, pursuant to HCR 12.

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