Lottie & Lou Baker

Post Featured Image

Lottie & Lou Baker


Lottie Mae Baker, 1893-1977

Lou Alice Baker, 1895-1938

Lottie Mae Baker

Miss Baker was born August 29, 1893 in Moody, Texas. She died in 1977 in Oklahoma City and was interred at Rose Hill Cemetery on July 5th. Miss Baker moved to Purcell at the age of six years and to Chickasha at sixteen. She was a 1927 graduate of Oklahoma College for Women and later received a Master of Arts degree from Columbia University in New York. She taught English and Latin in Ardmore, Dallas, El Reno, and Chickasha schools.

Lou Alice Baker

Miss Baker, teacher in Emerson School in Oklahoma City for several years, succumbed from complications of the flu on March 28, 1938 at the age of 43. Born in Moody, Texas, Miss Baker completed her high school education at Purcell before moving to Chickasha with her parents. She attended Central State Teachers College in Edmond and Oklahoma City University before graduating from the Oklahoma College for Women in 1929. Both she and her sister Lottie were members at Epworth Methodist Church.

(photographer: Jeremy Macy)