governors ← Previous Next → TweetHovering over the present governor are former governors Jim Hodges, Dick Riley and David Beasley. She gave each of them one of the pens used in the signing. Tweet
Actually, I heard later that Dick Riley didn’t get a pen, but I haven’t been able to confirm that.
If David and Jim were the only ones who got pens, then I suppose it was because of their intimate dealings with the flag during their times in office.