Inauguration of Wayne Mixson as governor of Florida for three days

Inauguration of Wayne Mixson as governor of Florida for three days

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/19455
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Inauguration of Wayne Mixson as governor of Florida for three days

Image Number

  • PT00764

Year

  • 1987

Date Note

  • Photographed on January 3, 1987.

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General Note

  • At the far left is former Florida Governor LeRoy Collins. Justice McDonald is administering.

    Biography Note

  • Wayne Mixson served as Lt. Governor for Bob Graham from January 2, 1979 through January 3, 1987. He then became Florida's 39th governor from January 3, 1987 to January 6, 1987 after Graham resigned to become a U.S. Senator.

  • Biography Note

  • Under the Constitutions of 1865 and 1868, Florida had an elected Lieutenant Governor who served as presiding officer of the Senate. This place was abolished with the adoption of the Constitution of 1885. The office was reestablished on January 7, 1969, but not as a Senate presiding officer.

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 35 mm.

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