Biographical sketches from the book, Men of 1914
ALFRED L. BAKER
Baker, Alfred L., banker and broker; born in Boston, Massachusetts, April 30, 1859; son of Addison Baker and Maria (Mudge) Baker. He was educated at the Lynn High School, Lynn,, Massachusetts, and was admitted to the bar of Essex County, Massachusetts, at Lynn, in 1881; removed to Chicago in 1886, and practiced law under the firm name of Baker & Greeley until he went into stocks and bonds in 1896; and he purchased in October, 1896, a membership in the New York Stock Exchange, of which he is still a member. He is a director of the Chicago & Calumet Canal & Dock Co. Mr. Baker was president of the Chicago Stock Exchange for three years, from 1898 to 1900. He is vice-president of the National City Bank. Mr. Baker married at Chicago, Illinois, June 6, 1894, Mary Corwith, and they have two children, Isabelle, born in 1897, and Mary Landon, born in 1901. Residence: Lake Forest, Illinois. Office address: 141 South La Salle Street, Chicago, Illinois.
Submitted by Deborah Crowell