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Josiah Carr Eggleston Baker

Josiah Carr Eggleston Baker, American lawyer. Bar: Tennessee 1955.

Background

Baker, Josiah Carr Eggleston was born on April 2, 1929 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert Howell and Julia (Plummer) E.

Education

Bachelor of Engineering, Vanderbilt University, 1951. Juris Doctor, Vanderbilt University, 1953.

Career

Deputy clerk and master 7th Chancery Division Tennessee, 1957—1958. Principal Baker & Kinsman, Professional Corporation, since 1958. Special counsel to attorney general Tennessee, 1963—1965.

Special counsel Chattanooga-Hamilton County Air Pollution Control Board, since 1970, Chattanooga. Board directors Chattanooga Symphony, 1965. Chairman Carter St. Corporation, 1981.

Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1953-1957, lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1957-1964.

Membership

Member of Methodist (1st Centenary board member and teacher), Vanderbilt Law School Alumni (board directors 1981-1983), Baylor School Alumni, Tennessee Defense Lawyers Association, Federal Insurance and Corporation Counsel, Defense Research Institute (secretary treasurer 1960, board directors), American Bar Association, Tennessee Bar Association, Chattanooga Bar Association (board governors 1965-1972, president 1970-1971), Mason (33 degree Scottish Rite), Mountain City (Chattanooga), Chattanooga Golf and Country.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Harper Ruble, September 14, 1957. Children: Wade Eggleston, Edward Harper, Julia Plummer.