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Chauncey Brooke Baker, American army officer. member Military Commission to France, May-July 1917; Mason.


Baker, Chauncey Brooke was born on August 26, 1860 in Lancaster, Ohio, United States. Son of Emanuel Ruffner Peter and Eliza (Stoneberger) Baker.


Graduated from the United States Military Academy, 1886. Honor graduate Infantry and Cavalry School, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, 1889 (Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1904).


General Alexander McD. McCook, United States of America, June 19, 1889 (died 1923). Married second, Ella Turner, December 1924 (died 1932). Married 3d, Emily Burr, October 3, 1934.

Commissioned Second lieutenant 7th Infantry, July 1, 1886. Advanced through grades to colonel quartermaster department, United States of America, May 15, 1917. Brigadier general N.A., August 5, 1917.

Retired from active service April 21, 1921. Regimental officer and a.-d.-c. at frontier posts, 1886-1898. Depot quartermaster, Havana, 1898-1900.

Chief, quartermaster, Havana, August 1900-May 1902. Various assignments in quartermaster department to 1914. Duty Office Question Manager General, 1914-1916.

Senior member Military Commission to France, May-July 1917. Chief embarkation service, Office Chief of Staff, War Department, August 7, 1917-February 1918.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Notes on Fire Tactics, 1889. Transportation of Troops and Material, 1905. Handbook of Transportation by Rail and Commercial Vessels, 1916.

      Coordination between the Transportation Companies and the Military Service, 1916. Chairman board Market Exchange Bank Company, Columbus. Chairman of the Board American National Fire Insurance Company.


Member Military Commission to France, May-July 1917.


Married Lucy, d.;; married second, Ella Turner, December 1924 (died 1932).

Emanuel Ruffner Peter Baker

Eliza (Stoneberger) Baker


Ella Turner