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Simcoe High School, Trinity College; Toronto. Baker family a pioneer one in Norfolk, where they have farmed for many years. Dr. Baker graduated from Trinity, 1898, and started practice at Fisherville, Norfolk. Practised at Ymir, B.C., for two years. Came to Melfort, 1912. Joined the C.E.F. (C. A.M. C.), 1914. Transferred to R.A.M.C. and saw service in Mesopotamia. Returned to Canada, 1917, and resumed practice. Member of the Canadian Medical Association; Coroner for Saskatchewan; M.H.O. for Star City municipality, Carrot River municipality. Doctor to the Indian Reserve at La Corne, James Smith Reserve, Kinistino Reserve. Anglican. Conservative. Address, Melfort.

 

BOOKER: John Thomas, proprietor Healy House, Swift Current. Born at Burkesville, Kentucky, U.S.A., Sept. 1st, 1870, a son of David and Martha (Williams) Booker. Married Sarah Huddleston, Aug., 1901. Educated at the public schools of Burkesville, Ky. After leaving school farmed; general merchant, 1895; general produce, 1899. Traded on the Cumberland River; travelled extensively in 1902 in Oklahoma, California and other States, trading in furs, hides and produce. Cuba in 1905., Came to Canada, 1906; engaged in mercantile business at Swift Current, which he has carried on until 1908. Furs, 1911; real estate, 1912 (Booker & Webster) ~ Built Healy Hotel, 1913; opened it Jan. 1st, 1914. This hotel to-day bears the reputation of being one of the very best in Saskatchewan. Mr. Booker is also part owner of the Healy-Booker Block. Takes a keen interest in civic affairs and the city's welfare. Has been alderman several terms, where his strong convictions make him a valued citizen. He has many stories of interest of pioneer country life ill Kentucky, of the primitive school he attended, where the forms were rude benches hewn out of the trees by the farmers, and of the many and varied experiences he encountered while engaged in trade throughout the

 

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