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BAKER, Frances McNear

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BAKER, Frances McNear (Wiscasset, ME, Aug. 30, 1839--Dubuque, IA, Dec. 25, 1917). The first organizational meeting to plan MOUNT PLEASANT HOME was held in Baker's residence near First Congregational Church on 10th Street. She was a charter member of the board of directors of Mount Pleasant Home and held the position of corresponding secretary for forty years.

See: Martha BAKER