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Robert Edward Baker

Robert Edward Baker, American lawyer, retired finance company executive. Bar: Michigan 1956. Recipient Distinguished Service award American Finance Services Association, 1981.


  • Baker, Robert Edward was born on May 6, 1930 in Albion, Michigan, United States. Son of Robert Charles and Loretto A. (Barrett) Baker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Michigan, 1952. Bachelor of Laws, University Michigan, 1955.


    • Attorney legal department Chrysler Corporation, Detroit, 1955-1964. With Chrysler Finance Corporation, Troy, Michigan, 1964-1990, also board directors, vice president corporation finance, 1970-1980, vice president finance, general counsel, 1980-1985, vice chairman board, 1985-1990. Regional director Michigan National Bank, 1978-1990.

      Trustee Independence One Mutual Funds, Farmington Hills, Michigan, 1990-2002.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Michigan 1956.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Trustee Comprehensive Health Services, Inc., 1972-1999, chairman board, 1977-1999. Trustee, secretary Rose Hill Center, Inc., Holly, Michigan, since 1989. Trustee Sacred Heart Major Seminary, Detroit, since 1996, chairman finance committee, since 2000.

    With Counter Intelligence Corps, Army of the United States, 1955-1957. Member American Bar Association, State Bar of Michigan, American Association Sovereign Military Order of Malta, Orchard Lake Country Club, Dutch Settlers Society Albany.


    • Married Mary Anne Mulcahy, February 20, 1965.
    • father: Robert Charles Baker
    • mother: Loretto A. (Barrett) Baker
    • spouse: Mary Anne Mulcahy
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    • 1952
      University Michigan
    • 1955
      University Michigan
    • 1955 - 1964
      Attorney, legal department Chrysler Corporation
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1964 - 1990
      with Chrysler Finance Corporation
      Troy, Michigan, United States
    • 1978 - 1990
      regional director, Michigan National Bank
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