Ann I. Baker / Ann I. Baker (1873 - 1931)
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
Categories. • Charity & Public Work • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Women •
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