South Texas College of Law Houston

Flashback Friday: Garland Walker Day

by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist



On August 26, 1977, the Mayor of Tampa, Florida, William F. Poe, declared the following day, August 27, to be Dr. Garland R. Walker Day, in recognition of Dean Walker’s contributions to legal education. South Texas College of Law Houston has a large alumni presence in Florida. This proclamation is from the Garland R. Walker Papers, located in the Special Collections Department at the law school.