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 Richard “Two Ton” Baker

Richard “Two Ton” Baker

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 5 May 1975 (aged 59)
Hazel Crest, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Dolton, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Richard Baker was cremated and scattered at Oakland Memory Lanes.
Memorial ID 147035351 · View Source
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Richard "Two-Ton" Baker "The Music Maker" played piano and sang. He was on the first television broadcast on WGN-TV (April 5, 1948), and later had very popular children's programs on that and other Chicago TV stations.


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  • Created by: Neal Underwood
  • Added: 26 May 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 147035351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard “Two Ton” Baker (2 May 1916–5 May 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 147035351, citing Oakland Memory Lanes, Dolton, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Neal Underwood (contributor 47580240) .