Edwin Carlos Baker, who since 1897 has been identified with the legal fraternity of Utica, was born in
New Hartford, Oneida county, on the 25th of September, 1873, being a son of Alonzo E. and Cordelia (Richardson)
After the completion of his elementary studies, which he pursued in the public schools of his native village, Edwin
Carlos Baker entered the Utica Academy. After finishing the course in the latter institution he matriculated at
Hamilton College, being awarded his degree with the class of 1894. Having selected the legal profession for his
life vocation he entered the office of Jones & Townsend, where he studied law until 1897, in which year he
was admitted to the bar. In December, 1910, he and Mr. Colegrove established an office in the Arcade building,
where they are now practicing under the firm name of Colegrove & Baker.
On the 14th of June, 1906, Mr. Baker was united in marriage to Miss Mabel Carver, a daughter of David H. Carvers
of Binghamton, New York.
Mr. Baker is a member of the Yahnundahsis Golf Club, while he maintains relations with the fellow members of his
profession through the medium of the Oneida Bar Association.
History of Oneida County, New York
From 1700 to the present time
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
By: Henry J. Cookinham
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company
Oneida County, NY
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