WALTER H. BAKER, secretary and treasurer of the Universal Rolling Mill Company, whose plant is located at Bridgeville,
Pa., is one of the prominent young business men of Washington. He was born at Zollarsville, in Bethlehem Township,
but has practically spent his entire life in Washington, where his father, N. B. Baker, of the Citizens' National
Bank, located when he was a child.
Walter H. Baker gradnated with the class of 1898 from Washington and Jefferson College, and immediately afterward
became identified with the Tyler Charcoal Iron Mills for two years, after which he went to Waynesburg as superintendent
of the Waynesburg Forge, Sheet and Tin Mills, in which capacity he served until 1907, when he accepted a position
as secretary and treasurer of the Universal Rolling Mill Company, with which he has since been identified, his
office being located at No. 531 Washington Trust building, Washington.
Mr. Baker is a member of the First Methodist Episcopal Church; is fraternally affiliated with Sunset Lodge. F.
& A. M., and belongs also to the Duquesne Club of Pittsburg.
In April, 1909, Mr. Baker married Amy Patterson Duncan, a daughter of the late James E. Duncan, who was a prominent
glass manufacturer of Pittsburg and Washington.
20th Century History Of The City of
Washington and Washington County Pennsylvania
and Representative Citizens
By: Joseph F. McFarland
Richmond-Arnold Publishing Co.
Chicago, Illinois, 1910
Washington County Pennsylvania Biographies
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