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Baker, George Piercelocked

(04 April 1866–06 January 1935)
  • Daniel S. Krempel

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Baker, George Pierce (04 April 1866–06 January 1935), professor of drama, was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of George Pierce Baker, a physician, and Lucy Daily Cady, who encouraged the frail boy’s interest in intellectual and cultural activities and took him to the theater from an early age. Childhood performances for family and friends and scrapbooks of clippings of touring stars he saw testify to his passionate interest....

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