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William W. Baker

William W. Baker, American banker.


  • Baker, William W. was born on March 22, 1861 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Dorsey Syng and Caroline (Tibbetts) Baker.

  • Education

    • Graduate Whitman Seminary, Walla Walla, Washington, 1879. Graduate law department, University of Michigan, 1882.


    • Cashier 1st National Bank, Moscow, Idaho, 1882-1888. With Baker-Boyer National Bank, Walla Walla, since 1896. Successively as assistant cashier, manager, vice president, and president.

      President Baker Loan & Investment corporation since 1900.


    • Author: Forty Years a Pioneer—Business Career of Dorsey S. Baker (1848-1888), 1934.


    Clubs: Walla Walla Country.


    • Married Mary Esther Jones, of Moscow, Idaho, October 18, 1885.; married second, Emma Vianna Jones, of Walla Walla, Washington, January 16, 1905. Children: Hazel Edith (deceased), Ethel Anna (deceased), Howard Dorsey, Mildred (Mistress W. Craig Ferguson), Dorsey Syng.
    • father: Dorsey Syng Baker
    • mother: Caroline (Tibbetts) Baker
    • spouses: Mary Esther Jones
    • Emma Vianna Jones
    • children: Hazel Edith Baker (deceased)
    • Ethel Anna Baker (deceased)
    • Howard Dorsey Baker
    • Mildred Baker (Mistress W. Craig Ferguson)
    • Dorsey Syng Baker
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    Born March 22, 1861