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William L. Baker

banker

William L. Baker, American banker. member Executive Committee, treasurer Minnehaha Company Chapter American Red Cross since its organization.; Mason.

Background

Baker, William L. was born on April 9, 1860 in Nelson, Madison Company, New York, United States. Son of Anson Monroe and Martha Cecelia (Dana) Baker.

Education

Graduated from State Normal School, Geneseo, New York, 1881. Bachelor of Arts, University of Rochester, 1885 (Phi Beta Kappa).

Career

Secretary-treasurer German American Loan & Trust Company, Sioux Falls, South Dakot, 1886-1887. Cashier First National Bank, Parker, 1887-1888. Cashier Minnehaha National Bank (now First National Bank and Trust Company in Sioux Falls), 1889, president, since 1910.

Vice president Queen City Fire Insurance Company President and treasurer Sioux Falls Community Chest. Member Executive Committee, treasurer Minnehaha Company Chapter American Red Cross since its organization.

Membership

Member Executive Committee, treasurer Minnehaha Company Chapter American Red Cross since its organization.

Connections

Married Sarah Elizabeth Wiswall, May 13, 1890. Children: Florence Wiswall, Martha (deceased), Elizabeth Lovejoy, William Wiswall, Sarah Louise.

father:
Anson Monroe Baker

mother:
Martha Cecelia (Dana) Baker

spouse:
Sarah Elizabeth Wiswall

children:
Florence Wiswall Baker

Martha Baker (deceased)

Elizabeth Lovejoy Baker

William Wiswall Baker

Sarah Louise Baker