Robert Whitney Barker Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science with honors, University Utah, 1941. Juris Doctor, Georgetown University, 1947. Postgraduate Georgetown Law Center, Georgetown University, 1950.
Partner firm Barker & Barker, Ogden, Utah, 1948. Associate Ernest L. Wilkinson, Washington, 1948-1950. Administrative assistant to the United States Senator Wallace F. Bennett, 1951-1953.
Partner firm Wilkinson, Cragun & Barker, Washington, 1953-1982, Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer & Quinn, Washington, 1982-1987. Director, secretary Barlow Corporation, 1969-1987. Senior vice president, secretary, general counsel, director Bonneville International Corporation, 1964-1985.
Vice president Bonneville Holding Company. Vice president, secretary, general counsel Radio New York Worldwide, Inc., 1964-1985, Radio Skokie Valley, Inc., 1970-1976, Bay Area Broadcasting Company, 1976-1985. Director WCLR Building Corporation, Bonneville Satellite Corporation, 1979-1985.
Member national advisory council University Utah. Board visitors Brigham Young University Law School, 1971-1978. General counsel Presidential Inaugural Committee, 1969, 73, deputy general counsel, chairman law commission, 1985.
Director Honor American Day, American History and Cultural Society, 1970-1987. Member continuing legal education advisory board Georgetown University Law Center, 1979.
President Weber County (Utah) Young Republican Club, 1948. Member executive board National Capitol Area Council Boy Scouts American, 1966-1979. Served to major, Field Artillery Army of the United States, 1941-1946, Mediterranean Theatre of Operations, European Theatre of Operations.
Fellow American Bar Foundation, American College Trial Lawyers. Member American Bar Association (chairman Indian matters, chairman administrative law section 1957-1959), Federal Bar Association (deputy chairman Indian law committee 1966-1972), District of Columbia Bar Association (chairman legislation committee 1963-1965, chairman United States Court of Claims committee 1965-1967), Utah Bar Association, Federal Communications Bar Association.
Married Amy Vera Thomas, June 30, 1942. Children: Amy Ann Barker Wilson, Robert Whitney, Paul Thomas, Philip Dee, Jeffrey Cutler, Brian Thomas.