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John Austin Baker

John Austin Baker, American executive, consultant. Member of Executive Committee Arlington Committee of 100, Coalition for Rural Development; Served from ensign to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946.; Member American Agricultural Economics Association, American Economics Association, National Planning Association (agricultural policy committee), Blue Key, Alpha Zeta, Alpha Gamma Rho, Phi Eta Sigma.

Background

  • Baker, John Austin was born on February 22, 1914 in Paris, Arkansas, United States. Son of John I. and Eloise Austin (Weems) Baker.

  • Education

    • Graduate School Staff instr. Graduate fellow, 1938-1939.

    Career

    • Officer Department Agriculture, 1937-1951. Director land reform United States Mil. Director legislative services National.

      Director agrl; assistant secretary of agr. President Community Devel.

    Works

    • Author: Guide to Federal Programs for Rural Development, 1975, Principles and Standards for Federal Program Evaluation and Analysis, 1975. Contributor articles to professional jours.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of Executive Committee Arlington Committee of 100, Coalition for Rural Development. Served from ensign to Lieutenant United States Navy Reserve, 1943-1946. Member American Agricultural Economics Association, American Economics Association, National Planning Association (agricultural policy committee), Blue Key, Alpha Zeta, Alpha Gamma Rho, Phi Eta Sigma.

    Connections

    • Married Susan Reed Toepfer, July 4, 1939. Children: Roger William, James Karl, Robert Charles, David Allan, Judith Ann, Gordon Reed.
    • father: John I. Baker
    • mother: Eloise Austin (Weems) Baker
    • spouse: Susan Reed Toepfer
    • children: Roger William Baker
    • James Karl Baker
    • Robert Charles Baker
    • David Allan Baker
    • Judith Ann Baker
    • Gordon Reed Baker
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    Born February 22, 1914
    Died March 2, 1982
    (aged 68)
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