Connally appoints regents

In February, newly-elected Texas Governor John Connally appointed three new regents, Judge W. St. John Garwood, Mrs. J. Lee Johnson and Rabbi Levi Olan, all of whom expressed a greater openness to integration at the University of Texas. However, the Texas Senate refused to confirm Garwood’s appointment. Connally had better luck with his replacement appointee, Frank Erwin.

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