Warren County Iowa Genealogical Society

 

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    Dr. E.L. BAKER

    Spouse: Eva N. Otwell

    Dr. E.L. BAKER was a physician and surgeon. "son of the late Gena. N.B. and Lucetia Baker; born in Concord, New Hampshire; his father was a former governor of New Hampshire, and came to Iowa in 1856, and was the adjutant-general of the state from 1861 to 1871, being in office during the time of the rebellion, andhis name became a household word in every family. The subject of this sketch was educated at Racine, Wis., and the United States Navel Academ: he made choice of medicine as a profession, and received his medical education at the Rush Medical College, Chicago, and the Louisville Medical College at Louisville, Kentucky; during the winter of 1872 and 1873 he was assistant-surgeon of the Marine Hospital in Louisville; he came to this county in 1875, and has built up a successful practice; he also holds the office of coroner; he married Miss Eva N. OTWELL, February 13, 1878; she was born in Bloomington Indiana; they have an infant daughter: (Source - History of Warren County, 1879)