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Russell Baker, American lawyer. Recipient citation University of Chicago Alumni Association, 1952, Man of Year in International Trade award, 1974. Member Chicago Association Commerce and Industry (world trade committee), International, Inter-American, American, Illinois, Chicago, District of Columbia Bar associations.

Background

Baker, Russell was born on April 28, 1901 in Portage County, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George W. and Mary (Day) Baker.

Education

Bachelor of Philosophy Chicago, 1923, Juris Doctor, 1925.

Career

Bar, 1925, District of Columbia Bar, 1967, California bar, 1971. Practiced in Chicago, 1925-1979. Partner firm of Baker & McKenzie, specialist international law, 1925-1979, senior partner, 1949-1979.

Director, Chairman of the Board 1st Pacific Bank of Chicago advisory board World Tax Series, Harvard University Law School First vice president, chairman research and law enforcement coms. Chicago Crime Commission.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author articles legal, international, trade, tax subjects.

Membership

Member Chicago Association Commerce and Industry (world trade committee), International, Inter-American, American, Illinois, Chicago, District of Columbia Bar associations.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Wallace, June 5, 1925. Children: Wallace R., Donald, James A.

father:
George W. Baker

mother:
Mary (Day) Baker

spouse:
Elizabeth Wallace

child:
James A. Baker

child:
Wallace R. Baker

child:
Donald Baker