Barker Plaque

George Washington

Artist/s: Unknown

Location: On wall behind the Norling mural on the second floor.

Description: John M. Barker Jr. was a member of the ASUW Board of Control who died of leukemia in the summer of 1962 at the age of 19. In the minutes of the ASUW Memorial Union Committee for November 14, 1962 there is a discussion of naming the room 310 which is where the Board held their meetings, for Mr. Barker. It is noted that University President Charles Odegaard himself made the request. Meeting room 334 and part of 332 replaced 310 in the HUB remodel 2010-12.

Composition/materials: Cast Bronze

Year: 1962