George F. Baker

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Frances Drexel Munn

George F. Baker 1

  • Marriage (1): Frances Drexel Munn
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George F. Baker, Jr., was scion of the First National City Bank banking family, the forerunner of CitiBank. In 1918 George F. Baker was #4 on the Forbes list of the wealthiest people in the world. His estimated wealth of $150 million in today's dollars would equal $1.64 billion.

The Baker family has supported Harvard University for many generations, beginning with George Baker, III's great-grandfather, whose donation of $5 million in 1924 made possible the construction of the Harvard Business School campus and the Baker Library. The George F, Baker house, at 93rd and Park Avenue, was designed by Delano and Aldrich. The Baker House is a part of Classical American Homes Preservation Trust.


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George married Frances Drexel Munn, daughter of Charles Alexander Munn , Jr. and Mary Astor Paul.


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Sources


1 New York Social Diary (http://www.newyorksocialdiary.com/socialdiary/2006/11_24_06/socialdiary11_24_06.php).


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