The Seattle Public Library will co-present a panel discussion of the life and legacy of Wing Luke (1925-1965), the first Asian-American elected to office in the Pacific Northwest, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 19 at the Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave N., in the museum’s Compass Café.
Panelists will be introduced by Ellen Ferguson, daughter of the Seattle Room’s namesakes Hugh and Jane Ferguson, and will include the following speakers.
- Bob Ferguson, Washington state attorney general
- Ron Chew, executive director of the Wing Luke Museum from 1991-2007 and director of the International Community Health Services Foundation
- Bettie Luke, sister of Wing Luke and vice president of the Seattle Chapter of the Chinese American Citizens Alliance
For more information, call (206) 386-4636.