Public Service Commissioner State Executive Office
Elections: 1968-1972. On May 25, 1967, the legislature created the a three-member Public Service Commission under the Department of Public Service. Members from the Railroad and Warehouse Commissioner served out their term on the Commission and were eligible for reelection for one six-year term through the 1972 cycle. Thereafter members of the Public Service Commission were appointed by the governor with advice and consent of the state Senate.