John Willard Baker

John Willard Baker

Birth
Springfield, Greene County, Missouri, USA
Death 26 Nov 1970 (aged 26)
Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA
Plot Mausoleum
Memorial ID 8143772 · View Source
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Track coach, athlete. Ranked 8th among the world's indoor milers at the height of his career. Teacher. Subject of William J. Buchanan's 1978 book, "A Shining Season."

Bio by: Robert Word


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  • Originally Created by: Robert Word
  • Added: 1 Dec 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8143772
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Willard Baker (29 Jun 1944–26 Nov 1970), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8143772, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Albuquerque, Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .