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Viletta Ellen Baker
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Birth: Jul., 1879
Greens Fork
Wayne County
Indiana, USA
Death: Sep. 15, 1965
Delaware County
Indiana, USA

Viletta Ellen Baker was the eldest daughter of Oscar Baker and Mary (Aydelotte) Baker. She was educated in the Winchester city schools where her father was superintendent of schools. She graduated from Winchester High School in 1896, completed an A. B. degree from Indiana University in 1905, and a M. A. from the University of Michigan in 1924. In addition, she studied at the University of Berlin 1913-15, and did additional graduate work at the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin.

Miss Baker taught school in Anderson, Pendleton, West Lafayette and Winchester. She then joined the original faculty at Ball State in 1918, where she taught Latin, French and physical education. She served at the dean of women at Ball State for three years, and from 1923 to 1928 was head of the foreign language department in addition to sponsoring the German and Latin Clubs and Alpha sorority (now Alpha Chi Omega). She retired from Ball State in 1946.

She was survived by a brother Paul T. Baker, two nephews and one niece.
Family links: 
  Oscar R. Baker (1854 - 1940)
  Mary A. Aydelotte Baker (1858 - 1946)
  Viletta Ellen Baker (1879 - 1965)
  Wynona Baker Montgomery (1888 - 1945)*
*Calculated relationship
Fountain Park Cemetery
Randolph County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Mary Louise Reynolds
Record added: Dec 23, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 122073047


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