Clara E Baker (1909 - 2008)

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Everett, Snohomish County, Washington

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Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe

Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe

Hulda Henriette Auguste Knuth Baker

Hulda Henriette Auguste Knuth Baker

George Washington Baker

George Washington Baker

Diane Joyce Afflerback Baker

Diane Joyce Afflerback Baker

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Earl Wilson, Esther Williams, Marilyn Monroe.

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Earl Wilson and  Marilyn Monroe.

Earl Wilson and Marilyn Monroe.

Marilyn Monroe and Sheilah Graham

Marilyn Monroe and Sheilah Graham

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Sheilah Graham and Marilyn Monroe

Wilma Louise (Baker) Myers

Wilma Louise (Baker) Myers

Ivan M Baker

Ivan M Baker

Lacey Mayne Baker

Lacey Mayne Baker

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Lenny Baker, Lou Jacobi & Helen Hanft Ella Fitzgerald and Marilyn Monroe Hulda Henriette Auguste Knuth Baker George Washington Baker

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1909 - In the year that Clara E Baker was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

1911 - She was merely 2 years old when the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

1933 - When she was 24 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

1982 - At the age of 73 years old, Clara was alive when on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

1993 - When she was 84 years old, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Clara E Baker died on October 6, 2008 at 99 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on May 11, 1909. There is no information about Clara's family. We know that Clara E Baker had been residing in Everett, Snohomish County, Washington.

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