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Poet Laureate Selection, Special - 55th R.S. (1957)
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 years from such appointment and designation.
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 Lieutenant Governor 3/28/1957 and speaker 2/14/1957, pursuant to SCR 9.
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