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

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. Ann I. Baker (1873~1931) Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
Erected 2004 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2137.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 5.216′ N, 88° 35.67′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on Kentucky Ave. just east of S. 2nd Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers

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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Ann I. Baker (1873~1931) Marker
are within walking distance of this marker. Second Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron Horse Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial of Paducah (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The "A" Boom in Paducah (about 300 feet away); Dawn of the Atomic Age (about 300 feet away); The Pilothouse (about 300 feet away); Welcome to the Atomic City (about 300 feet away); Marine Royalty "Red Coats" (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Paducah.
 
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Ann I. Baker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
3. Ann I. Baker Marker
 
 
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