Start of Term:
June 15, 2002
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."
Charles "Badger" Clark (1937)
Audrae Visser (1974-October 2001)
by David Allan Evans in the Library's online