Biography of William S. Baker
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BAKER, William S., manufacturing pharmacist; born, New York City, July 6, 1860; son of Gookin and Elizabeth E. (Thompson) Baker; educated in public schools of New York City; unmarried. Came to Detroit, 1877; was connected with Stearns & Co., manufacturing chemists, 1882-89; assisted in organizing Nelson, Baker & Co., manufacturing pharmacists, 1889, incorporated same year, of which is treasurer and director. Republican. Episcopalian. Mason, Knight Templar, Shriner. Club: Detroit Boat. Recreation: water diversions. Office: cor. Lafayette and Brooklyn Aves. Residence: 23 Parsons St.

From:
The Book of Detroiters
A Biographical Dictionary
Of Leading Living Men
Of The City of Detroit

Second Edition 1914
Edited By: Albert Nelson Marquis
A. N. Marquis & Company
Chicago 1914.

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