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Publishing executive

Robert Francis Baker, American Publishing executive. Member of advisory board National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Ednl. Fund, Inc., Hammond Museum; member board visitors Graduate School Education, University of California at Los Angeles. Member Association American Publications M C.

Background

Baker, Robert Francis was born on November 3, 1935 in Lyons, New York, United States. Son of Harold Smith and Zenade Cecil (Gillespie) Baker.

Education

Bachelor of Science, State University of New York, Brockport, 1957. Master of Science, Bowling Green State University, 1958. Doctor of Education, University of California at Los Angeles, 1961.

Career

Contractors' overseas representative, Peace Corps, Nigeria, 1961-1964;associate director training for Africa, Peace Corps, Washington, 1964-1966;general manager educational systems division, Litton Industries, New York City, 1966-1967;public educational media, American Book Company. New York City, 1967-1970;vice president planning and business development education group, Xerox Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1970-1971;president, chief Executive officer, Ginn & Company, Lexington, Massachusetts, 1971-1989;from senior vice president finance to president, chief operating officer, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, since 1989.

Membership

Member of advisory board National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense and Ednl. Fund, Inc., Hammond Museum. Member board visitors Graduate School Education, University of California at Los Angeles.

Member Association American Publications M C.

Connections

Married Carol Lee Seaver, November 18, 1961. Children: Charles Robert, Elizabeth Marie, Matthew Thomas.

father:
Harold Smith Baker

mother:
Zenade Cecil (Gillespie) Baker

spouse:
Carol Lee Seaver

children:
Charles Robert Baker

Elizabeth Marie Baker

Matthew Thomas Baker