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Baker, George Fisherlocked

(27 March 1840–02 May 1931)
  • Sue C. Patrick

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Baker, George Fisher (27 March 1840–02 May 1931), banker, was born in Troy, New York, the son of George Ellis Baker, a clerk, and Eveline Stevens. The family’s roots were in Massachusetts, and Baker spent much time with his grandmother in Dedham. He attended school there until 1854, when he enrolled in the Seward Institute in Florida, New York. In 1856 he became a clerk in the New York Banking Department in Albany. In 1861 he served briefly as secretary to Governor ...

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