Section 16-48-6

Vacancy in office of trustee.

Any vacancy in the office of trustee, occurring during the recess of the Legislature, shall be filled by appointment of the Governor, such appointee to hold office until the next session of the Legislature thereafter; such vacancy shall be filled by the Governor, by and with the consent of the Senate; and any trustee appointed to fill a vacancy by the Governor, by and with the consent of the Senate, shall hold during the unexpired term.

(School Code 1927, §526; Code 1940, T. 52, §479.)