Hobey Baker

Hobey Baker

Original Name Hobart Amory Hare Baker
Birth
Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 21 Dec 1918 (aged 26)
Toul, Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Rockland Section, Lot 12
Memorial ID 12863 · View Source
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Hall of Fame Hockey Player. Outstanding hockey player for Princeton University from 1910 to 1914. The Hobey Baker Award is given out to the top College hockey player in the U.S. Joined the Lafayette Escadrille (103rd Aero Squadron) during World War I and was awarded the Croix de Guerre. He was killed in a plane crash just prior to his scheduled home coming.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Oct 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12863
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hobey Baker (15 Jan 1892–21 Dec 1918), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12863, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .