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Gabriel Zimmerman Meeting Room Dedicated at the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

Plaque dedicating the Gabriel Zimmerman Meeting Room plaque
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

On April 16, 2013, pursuant to H Res 364, the U.S. House of Representatives dedicated Meeting Room HVC-215 in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center to the memory of Gabriel “Gabe” Zimmerman.

The plaque includes the following inscription:

GABRIEL ZIMMERMAN
MEETING ROOM
GABRIEL “GABE” ZIMMERMAN
COMMITTED PUBLIC SERVANT; FRIEND TO ALL
1980-2011
THIS MEETING ROOM IS DEDICATED IN MEMORY OF GABE ZIMMERMAN, WHO WAS SHOT AND KILLED SERVING THE PEOPLE OF ARIZONA WHILE CARRYING OUT HIS DUTIES AS AN AIDE TO REPRESENTATIVE GABRIELLE GIFFORDS. HIS DEDICATION TO COMMUNITY AND TO THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS INSPIRES US TO HELP EACH OTHER AS FELLOW HUMAN BEINGS AND AS CITIZENS OF A CARING NATION.

The bronze plaque, measuring 2’4” high x 1’9” wide was created by artist Joe Lupiani of Tucson, Arizona and was cast and finished by Franklin Bronze Plaques of Franklin, PA.