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John Austin Baker

executive , consultant

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.

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