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Lyric Poetry Mural, Lyric Poetry (detail), by Henry O. Walker, in the South Corridor, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
Photographic print.
[c.1899]

Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.
Library of Congress.

Current Laureate:
David Allan Evans

Start of Term:
June 15, 2002

Position History:
Position established 1937 with the appointment of Charles "Badger" Clark. Position enected by Legislature in 1959 (SL 1959, ch 307; SDC Supp 1960, § 55.0115). Text of law available online as part of the South Dakota Codified Laws, Sec. 1-22-7. The laureate is "appointed by the Governor to serve during the pleasure of the Governor."

Previous Laureates:
Charles "Badger" Clark (1937)
Audrae Visser (1974-October 2001)

Further Resources:
Publications by David Allan Evans in the Library's online catalog.

 

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