Bachelor of Arts, Washington and Lee University, 1942; Bachelor of Science, United States Military Academy, 1945; Master of Science, North Carolina State University, 1952; Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, U. Denver, 1966.
Over the course of his military career, Dr. Baker's tours of duty included Furstenfeldbruch, Germany. Williams AFB, AS; Keesler AFB, MS. Pentagon, VA; C.A.N.A.L., CT.
ASAFA, CO; Nuclear Regulatory Commission, MD. After the war, the Bakers returned to the United States where Dr. Baker received a Master of Science in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1952. Dr. Baker received his Ph.D. in nuclear physics from the University of Denver in 1965. He served as an active United States Air Force pilot until his retirement from the service in 1975.
He retired from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in 1985 and was included in Who's Who in America. Upon his retirement, Dr. Baker spent his free time playing the saxophone in four Fairfax County musical ensembles, ranging from orchestras to quartets. In addition to gardening, Dr. Baker enjoyed swimming and tennis.
As a member of the faculty of the United States Air Force Academy, Dr. Baker served as professor, as well as Chair of the Physics Department and as a member of the Selections Committee.
Married Iantha Dunton, March 14, 1948. Children— Paul Mark, Miriam Anne, Jon Clark.