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Karr Parker

Karr Parker (1892-1986) was President of the Buffalo Electric Company, a member of the University Council for 17 years and the Chair of the University Council's Buildings and Grounds Committee for 15. The Engineering Building, constructed in 1949, was the first of several buildings erected on the Main Street campus under his chairmanship, and was named in his honor by the Council, June 4, 1962.

Affiliation(s): Engineering and Applied Sciences, University Council, Benefactor
Record Group(s): 18, 2, 3
Biographical File Contains:
  • Obituary