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Commis sioner Department of Highways and Public Works

Robert Howell BAKER, American Commis sioner Department of Highways and Public Works.


BAKER, Robert Howell was born in 1894 in Juljr 10,, Watertown, Tennessee, United States. Son of Robert H. and Mary (Waters) Baker.


College, 3 years in C. E.


Employed as Draftsman, Tennessee Department of Highways, 1920. Advanced through grades of Junior Engineer, Reserve Engineer, Assistant, to Chief Engineer, Assistant Chief Engineer, Chief Engineer and Assistant Commissioner. Appointed Commissioner, Nashville, Tennessee, 1929.— Member of American Society of Civil« Engineers.


Spouse Julia Plummer Eggleston, November 11, 1924.