Members of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Members of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission

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Title

  • Members of the Florida Constitution Revision Commission

Image Number

  • PT03908

Year

  • 1966

Series Title

General Note

  • Back row l-r: B.K. Roberts, John Crews, Joseph C. Jacobs, Hugh M. Taylor, Harold L. Sebring, Ralph A. Marsicano.
  • 2nd row from back l-r: Emerson Allsworth, John E. Matthews, Jr., Earl Faircloth, Charlie Harris, Sid Martin, Warren W. Goodrich, George B. Stallings, Jr., Stephen C. O'Connell, Charley E. Johns.
  • Third row from back l-r: Dean Nichols, Donald H. Reed, Jr., Robert Ervin, Lawton M. Chiles, Reubin O'D Askew, Bill Young, William C. Baggs, Ralph Turlington, John McCarty, S. J. Davis, Jr.
  • Front row l-r: Raymond C. Alley, Frank Foe, Richard T. Earle, Jr., William G. O'Neill, Beth Johnson, E. William Gautier, Chesterfield Smith (Chairman of the Constitution Revision Commission), Thomas H. Barkdull, Henry W. Land.
  • The Constitution Revision Commission meets every twenty years. Florida's present basic constitution was ratified by the voters at elections in 1968 and 1972. The drafters of the 1968 constitution provided for the convening of a constitution with a view to initiating changes deemed desirable.
  • The 1965 legislature established a constitution revision commission consisting of thirty-seven members, the attorney general, and representatives of the governor, Supreme Court, Florida Bar, Legislature, and the public. The commission organized on January 11, 1966, and delivered its recommendations to the legislature on December 13. The legislature freely exercised its right to revise the commission's draft.
  • The commission chairman is appointed by the Governor.

Physical Description

  • 1 photonegative - b&w - 4 x 5 in.

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