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Harold Ingram Baker
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1912
Council Grove
Morris County
Kansas, USA
Death: May 29, 2003
Topeka
Shawnee County
Kansas, USA

Harold I. Baker, 90, Topeka, died Thursday, May 29, 2003, at a Topeka nursing home.

Mr. Baker taught English and journalism at Council Grove High School and later in Topeka at Highland Park High School and Shawnee Heights High School in Tecumseh, until he retired in 1977.

He was born July 22, 1912, in Council Grove, to Preston J. Baker and Ora Jane Bennett Baker.

Mr. Baker was a member of Country Chapel Church in Topeka.
He married Irene Jackson Baker on Aug. 23, 1936, in Council Grove. She died April 24, 2003.
Mr. Baker also was preceded in death by four brothers, Bennett Baker, Robert Baker, Warren Baker and Russell Baker.

Survivors include a daughter, JoAnn Rogers, Tecumseh; a son, Gary Baker, Tulsa, Okla.; a sister, Marjorie Deckard, Council Grove; a brother, Bernard Baker, Council Grove; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Private family memorial services will be June 28. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Council Grove.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor's choice.
Newcomer Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Published in the June 1, 2003 edition of the The Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
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Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Harold I Baker
Census Date: 1915
Residence County: Morris
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Neosho
Birth Location: Kansas
Family Number: 3
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1913
Race: White
Line: 17
Roll: ks1915_163
Household Member(s): Name Age
Marrion Gabert 32
Laura B Gabert 25
Velma R Gabert 3 Y
Preston J Baker 31
Ora J Baker 31
Harold I Baker 2


1920 United States Federal Census

Name: Herald I Baker
Age: 7
Birth Year: abt 1913
Birthplace: Kansas
Home in 1920: Council Grove, Morris, Kansas
Race: White
Gender: Male
Relation to Head of House: Son
Marital Status: Single
Father's Name: Preston J Baker
Father's Birthplace: Nebraska
Mother's Name: Ora J Baker
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Able to Read: Yes
Able to Write: Yes
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Preston J Baker 35
Ora J Baker 35
Herald I Baker 7
Marjorie R Baker 2
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Robert C Baker 0
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Kansas State Census Collection, 1855-1925

Name: Harold I Baker
Census Date: 1925
Residence County: Morris
Residence State: Kansas
Locality: Council Grove
Birth Location: Kansas
Marital Status: Single
Gender: Male
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1912
Race: White
Relation: Son
Line: 6
Roll: KS1925_100
Father's Name: Preston J Baker
Mother's Name: Ora J Baker
Household Member(s): Name Age
Preston J Baker 40
Ora J Baker 40
Harold I Baker 13
Marjorie R Baker 7
Leslie W Baker 3
Russel W Baker 1


1930 United States Federal Census

Name: Harold I Baker
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1913
Birthplace: Kansas
Race: White
Home in 1930: Decker, Big Horn, Montana
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Marital Status: Single
Relation to Head of House: Son
Father's Name: Preston J Baker
Father's Birthplace: Nebraska
Mother's Name: Ora J Baker
Mother's Birthplace: Missouri
Household Members: Name Age
Preston J Baker 45
Ora J Baker 46
Harold I Baker 17
Marjorie R Baker 12
Leslie W Baker 8
Russell W Baker 5
Theodore B Baker 3


1940 United States Federal Census

Name: Harold I Baker
Respondent: Yes
Age: 27
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1913
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Kansas
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Alta Vista, Wabaunsee, Kansas
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Street: Grant
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Emporia, Lyon, Kansas
Residence in 1935: Emporia, Lyon, Kansas
Resident on farm in 1935: No
Sheet Number: 1A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 13
Occupation: English Teacher
Industry: Publie High School
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 10
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 4th year
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in Government work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 36
Income: 1125
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Harold I Baker 27
Irene B Baker 27
Jo Ann M Baker 2
Gary P Baker 1


U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current

Name: Harold I. Baker
SSN: 513-09-6863
Last Residence: 66611 Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas, United States of America
Born: 22 Jul 1912
Died: 29 May 2003
State (Year) SSN issued: Kansas (Before 1951) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Preston Joshua Baker (1884 - 1967)
  Ora Jane Bennett Baker (1882 - 1961)
 
 Spouse:
  Bernice Irene Jackson Baker (1912 - 2003)
 
 Siblings:
  Harold Ingram Baker (1912 - 2003)
  Bennett P. Baker (1915 - 1919)**
  Robert C. Baker (1919 - 1921)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Aug. 23, 1936 (date of marriage)
GRANDDADDY
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Council Grove
Morris County
Kansas, USA
 
Created by: Tom Nelson
Record added: Nov 02, 2009
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Harold Ingram Baker
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