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Frederick Cecil Baker

farmer.

Frederick Cecil Baker, British farmer. Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Force Cross, Legion of Honor; mentioned in dispatches by General Haig. Director, vice president, member executive and chairman administrative coms. British War Relief Society of New York 1940-1945. Served with Royal Air Force, 1914-1918; Member Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (London), American Institute Mining Engineers, Delphic; Member Church of England.

Background

Baker, Frederick Cecil was born on June 12, 1889 in London, England. Son of Frederick William and Winifred Grace Rachel Baker.

Education

Student Wellington College, Berkshire, England, 1903-1907. Bachelor of Arts with honors, University of Oxford, 1910. Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1912.

Career

Assistant manager National Mining Corporation, London, 1920-1924. Vice president American Potash & Chemical Corporation, 1924-1941, president, 1941-1946. Director National Audubon Society since 1946.

Member of New York advising committee Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa, 1929-1942, chairman same committee, 1929-1942. Director Golden Queen Mining Company, Fresnillo Company, Anglo-Huronian, Ltd.

Membership

Served with Royal Air Force, 1914-1918. Member Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (London), American Institute Mining Engineers, Delphic. Member Church of England.

Clubs: Racquet and Tennis, Brook, Tuxedo, Harvard (New York).

Connections

Married Theresa Chalmers, August 25, 1931.

father:
Frederick William

mother:
Winifred Grace Rachel Baker

spouse:
Theresa Chalmers