Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, Ohio State University, 1944.
Partner, Worden & Risberg, Philadelphia, 1956-1964; president, J. Franklin Baker & Associations, Wayne, Pennsylvania, since 1965. Chairman of the Board Patrick & Wilkins Company. Director Harley Chemical Company, Dill ProductsCo., Duby Corporation, Concord Chemical Company, Bernville Manufacturing Company, Empress Hosiery Company, Pequea Fishing Tackle Company.
Member Republican finance committee, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Member board Central Baptist Church, Wayne, Pennsylvania. President Grandview Civic Association, Ohio, 1955.
Member Ohio Board Registration for Professional Engineers and Surveyors, American Institute Industrial Engineers (senior ) Clubs: Union League of Phila, Order Eastern Star (past worthy patron), Masons.
Married Edna Jane Dole, March 3, 1938. Children: Dole Parker, Sandra Jane.