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book publishing company executive

Richard Lee Baker, American Book publishing company executive. Board of directors Christian Schools International, 1981-1986; president of the board directors Christian Schools International Foundation, since 1988. Member Christian Booksellers Association (board directors 1985-1993), Evangelical Christian Publications Association (board directors 1981-1984).

Background

Baker, Richard Lee was born on July 27, 1935 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States. Son of Herman and Angeline (Sterkenberg) Baker.

Education

Student, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, 1954-1956.

Career

President, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, 1957-1997; Chairman, Board Of Directors, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids, since 1997.

Membership

Board of directors Christian Schools International, 1981-1986. President of the board directors Christian Schools International Foundation, since 1988. Member Christian Booksellers Association (board directors 1985-1993), Evangelical Christian Publications Association (board directors 1981-1984).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, skiing, racquetball.

Connections

Married Frances Leona Gesink, June 10, 1957. Children: Dawn, Dwight, David, Daniel.

father:
Herman Baker

mother:
Angeline (Sterkenberg) Baker

spouse:
Frances Leona Gesink

children:
David Baker

Dawn Baker

Dwight Baker

Daniel Baker