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William W. Baker

banker

William W. Baker, American banker.

Background

Baker, William W. was born on March 22, 1861 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Dorsey Syng and Caroline (Tibbetts) Baker.

Education

Graduate Whitman Seminary, Walla Walla, Washington, 1879. Graduate law department, University of Michigan, 1882.

Career

Cashier 1st National Bank, Moscow, Idaho, 1882-1888. With Baker-Boyer National Bank, Walla Walla, since 1896. Successively as assistant cashier, manager, vice president, and president.

President Baker Loan & Investment corporation since 1900.

Works

  • Author: Forty Years a Pioneer—Business Career of Dorsey S. Baker (1848-1888), 1934.

Membership

Clubs: Walla Walla Country.

Connections

Married Mary Esther Jones, of Moscow, Idaho, October 18, 1885.; married second, Emma Vianna Jones, of Walla Walla, Washington, January 16, 1905. Children: Hazel Edith (deceased), Ethel Anna (deceased), Howard Dorsey, Mildred (Mistress W. Craig Ferguson), Dorsey Syng.

father:
Dorsey Syng Baker

mother:
Caroline (Tibbetts) Baker

spouses:
Mary Esther Jones

Emma Vianna Jones

children:
Hazel Edith Baker (deceased)

Ethel Anna Baker (deceased)

Howard Dorsey Baker

Mildred Baker (Mistress W. Craig Ferguson)

Dorsey Syng Baker