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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Ditson Baker (1870-1954)

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A. D. Baker
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College lecturer.

Born at Batteaux, Ontario on 13 May 1870, son of Charles and Catherine Baker, he was educated at Collingwood (Ontario), Toronto, and Chicago (Illinois). He came to Winnipeg in 1905 where he lectured in French and German at St. John’s College for 40 years. He served on the staff of the Western Bible College for 20 years and co-founded the Beulah Church in St. Vital. He died at Winnipeg on 31 January 1954 and was buried at Stayner, Ontario.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

“Educationist, Dr. A. D. Baker dies at age 83”, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 February 1954, page 14.

We thank Brenda Triggerson for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2012

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