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Richard Lee Baker

Richard Lee Baker, American book publishing company executive. Board directors Christian Schools International, 1981-1986; president board directors Christian Schools International Foundation, since 1988. Member Christian Booksellers Association (board directors 1985-1993), Evangelical Christian Publications Association (board directors 1981-1984).

Background

  • Baker, Richard Lee was born on July 27, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Herman and Angeline (Sterkenberg) Baker.

  • Education

    • Student, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, 1956.

    Career

    • President Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1957-1997, chairman board directors, since 1997.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Membership

    Board directors Christian Schools International, 1981-1986. President board directors Christian Schools International Foundation, since 1988. Member Christian Booksellers Association (board directors 1985-1993), Evangelical Christian Publications Association (board directors 1981-1984).

    Personality

    Interests

    Golf, skiing, racquetball.

    Connections

    • Married Frances Leona Gesink, June 10, 1957. Children: Dawn, Dwight, David, Daniel.
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    • 1956
      Calvin College
    • 1957 - 1997
      President, Baker Book House
      Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States