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Clarence L Baker  



Clarence Lee Baker Birth 27 Dec 1875 Culver/Union City, Indiana DEATH 10 May 1957 Tucson, Pima, Arizona, BURIAL Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass County, Indiana son of Ira J. Baker and Elizabeth Ann Duddleson

    Baker Specialty & Supply Co., Inc - 701 Erie Ave, Logansport, Indiana

    1956 - Jun 4 - Largest WHoleshaler of Plumbing Heating, and Industrial Supplies in Central & Northern Indiana ... is In the Logansport story
      43 years of Service.

      Mr. CLarence L Baker started in the whlesale business plumbing and heating supply business after the flood of March 1913 {Founded Feb 15 1913} in the Lynas Building at 521 Erie Ave., speacliizing in plumbing and heating speciality items. As the years profressed, he added the major items of plumbing fistures, brass goods, b eating boilers, pipe fittings, and valves, later adding warm air furnaces with furnance pipe fitting and registers. The business grew to such proportions the original quarters were to small and a new modern warehouse and office was built {in 1923} at 701-711 Erie Av.e It is located on a sput of the Wabash railway, from which many carloads of supplies are unloaded each month.

      In 1949 an addition was built to the original building, nearly doubling the floor space. All material is unloaded and loaded with modern handling equipment.

      At the start of World War II, as extensive line of mill and factory supplies were added and at present is a large part of the business. Baker's also supply Kitchen cabinets, built in overns, dishwashers, and disposers in addition to plumbing fistures.

      Operating in 51 counties in Indiana and 12 in Illionios, the compnat serves the plumbing and heating contractors and manufacturers. Eight salesmen cover the territory and delivery to most points is by the firm's own semi-trailers on scheduled runs. The beautiful air conditioned showroom is for the use of customers and the general public in making selections of fistures for their proposed bathrooms or kitchens A complete engineeering service for all types of heating and air conditioning jobs is maintained ofr architects, enginers and contractors.

      The company was organized in 1913 with J. I. Flanegin, president, A. N. Baker, vice-president and C. L. Baker, secretary-treasurer... and with five employees. At present there are firty-eight employess ho line in Logansport and Cass county the majority of whom are property owners.

      Mr. C. L. Baker, the present president of the company moved to Tuscon, Arizona, in 1943 for health reasons. He still resides there with his wife and daughter. he business is conducted by his two shons John and Thomas Baker.

      Baker Speciality & Supply Company is proud of its record... its growth and progress in the Logansport Story. We are pround of our city and will do everything possible to add to its future progress and prosperity!


    1957 - May 14 - Baker - FInal Rites for Clarence L Baker, 81, will be conducted at the Kroeger Chapel at 10 a.m. Thursday with the Rt. Rev. Magr John P. Schall officiating. Burial wiil be made in Mr. Hope cemetery. Friends may call at the Chapel after noon Wedensday.


married 8 Jun 1899 Cass county Indiana Blanche Flanegin BIRTH 24 Aug 1877 DEATH 12 Mar 1932 BURIAL Mount Hope Cemetery Logansport, Cass County, Indiana
    Mrs Baker, Long Point Cottager, Passes Away.

    Suffering a cerebral hemorrhafe, Mrs. Blancher Flanegin Baker, wife of Clarence L. Baker of the Baker Specialty and SUpply company of Logansport, and well known Long Point cottagers, died at her home 516 West Market street, Sunday evening. She apparently had been in good health

    She was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John T. FLanegin and was born in ohio.

    Surviviors include the husband, two daughters Blanche at home and ALice who has been atteneding school in Fort Wayne; three sons: John and Thomas F. of Logansport and Fred of EL Paso, Texas; and two brothers Thomas J. and Lorin A. Flanegin both of Logansport.

    Funeral Services were held at the residence Tuesday afternoon with the Rev. O. K. Malone pastor of the Westside Presnbyterian church, in charge.

    Burial was in Mt. Hope cemetery at Logansport.


Children:
    < Blanche Baker (1917-2003)
    ALice Baker (1913-1998)
    John Ira Baker (1902-1970)
    Thomas Arthur Baker (1911-2000)
    Fred Flanegan Baker (1900-1978)


married 26 Sep 1934 Cass Co., Indiana Irene Aletta "Lettie" Snyder BIRTH 17 NOV 1894 Logansport, Indiana DEATH 25 MAR 1978 ucson, Pima, Arizona Burial Holy Hope Cemetery and Mausoleum Tucson, Pima County, Arizon daughter of George Edward Snyder & Delia Josephine Murphy

Newspapers.com Obituary Index, 1800s- Name: Clarence L. Baker
Gender: Male
Death Age: 81
Birth Date: 27 Dec 1875
Birth Place: Culver 7 .
Residence Place: Union City, Indiana
Death Date: Abt 1957
Death Place: Tucson, Arizona
Obituary Date: 12 May 1957
Obituary Place: Logansport, Indiana, United States of America
Parents: J. Baker; Elizabeth Ann Baker (Duddleson)
Spouse: Blanche Flanegin
Child:
C. S. Rambo
T. W. Six
Janet Baker
Fred
F. Baker
Thomas A. Baker
John I Baker
Siblings:
Frederick Landis
Arthu N. Baker
Samue Graham






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