Ann I. Baker / Ann I Baker (1873 - 1931)

Ann I. Baker / Ann I Baker (1873 - 1931) (HMVSS)

Location: Paducah, KY 42003 McCracken County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 5.216', W 88° 35.67'

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Ann I Baker
Ann Baker had idea for professional women's club in Paducah. Business Women's Club held first meeting, Sept. 1920, chartered Oct. 1920. Name changed to Paducah Business and Professional Women. Baker also served as first president of Ky. Federation of BPW. She was generous contributor to charitable and welfare Institutions.

Ann I Baker (1873 - 1931)
Born in Kansas, Ann Baker came to Paducah in 1899 to work for her father, Henry Baker, at Ayer~Lord Tie Co. (railroad Crossties). She retired from there, 1930. Marine Ways named a boat, A.I Baker, for her. Organized Paducah Business and Professional Women's Club, 1920. Baker was elected president and served three years in that office. Presented by Paducah BPW Club.

Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number2137
Year Placed2004
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 4:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 358284 N 4105705
Decimal Degrees37.08693333, -88.59450000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 5.216', W 88° 35.67'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 5' 12.96" N, 88° 35' 40.20" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 125 Kentucky Ave, Paducah KY 42003, US
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