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Memorable Manitobans: Charles W. Baker (1875-?)


Born at Aultsville, Ontario in 1875, son of Oren Baker and Camilla Morgan, he attended Cornwall Collegiate until the age of 18 then taught school for three years. In 1896 he came to Winnipeg and took as a job as travelling salesman for the Paulin-Chambers Company. He remained there for fourteen years. In 1910 he went into partnership in a real estate business with W. W. Robinson. In 1912 he organized the Business Men's Investment Company.

In 1904 he was married to Edna Macintyre, daughter of Lachlan Currie MacIntyre. They had one son, Lachlan C. Baker. He was a member of the AF & AM (Ionic Lodge No. 25), the Independent Order of Foresters, and the United Commercial Travellers.


The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 December 2008

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