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State Archives of Florida
Supreme Court Justice Elwyn Thomas administering oath of office to Commissioner of Agriculture Lee Thompson.
M87- 27, Box 6
Cabinet officers--Selection and appointment
Courts--Officials and employees
Political customs and rites
Manners and customs
Florida. Governor (1955-1961 : Collins)
Florida. Office of Secretary of State (1930-1961 : Gray)
Florida. Supreme Court Justice (1938-1969 : Thomas)
Florida. State Department of Education (1949-1965 : Bailey)
Florida. Department of Agriculture (1960-1961 : Thompson)
L-R: Secretary of State R.A. Gray, new Commissioner of Agriculture James "Lee" Thompson, Supreme Court Justice Elywn Thomas, Governor LeRoy Collins (behind Justice Thomas), and School Supt. Thomas D. Bailey.
Accompanying note: "Gov. LeRoy Collins today appointed Lee Thompson to succeed Nathan Mayo as state commissioner of agriculture."
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
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Supreme Court Justice Elwyn Thomas administering oath of office to Commissioner of Agriculture Lee Thompson. 1960. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/262619>, accessed 18 August 2022.
Supreme Court Justice Elwyn Thomas administering oath of office to Commissioner of Agriculture Lee Thompson. 1960. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/262619>