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Baker, John Calhoun, 1895-1999

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1895 - 1999

Biography

John Calhoun Baker was born in 1895 in Everett, Pennsylvania, the son of Francis and Jennie (Calhoun) Baker. He was educated at Everett High School and received his BA from Juniata College in 1917 and his MBA from HBS in 1923. John C. Baker worked at Daniel Starch and Associates from 1924-1925 and Mason & Hamlin Piano Company from 1925-1926. In 1926 Baker returned to HBS as an instructor of Foreign Trade (1926-1927), International Relationships (1927-1928), and Finance (1934-1935). Baker became Assistant Dean in 1928. He resigned from HBS in January 1945 when he became the fourteenth president of Ohio University (1945-1961).

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

John Calhoun Baker papers

Collection Identifier: Arch GA 6
Overview:

The papers of Harvard Business School professor John Baker Calhoun consist of correspondence, subject files, research and writings, course material, and work done outside HBS.