The Transylvania Times -

DAR Honors Gene Baker For Community Service – Brevard NC


March 30, 2017

Sally and Gene Baker are both direct lineal descendants of patriots of the American Revolution. Sally has been active in the Waightstill Avery Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for many years. Gene is a member of Sons of the American Revolution (SAR).

At the March meeting, the Waightstill Avery Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution honored Eugene Rogers Baker for his outstanding volunteer service to Brevard and Transylvania County.

Baker is a native of Transylvania and, through his father, a descendant of the Galloway family, who were early setters in this area.

Baker grew up in the Brevard area and graduated from Brevard High School. He attended Clemson University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry, and pursued graduate studies at Emory University in Atlanta.

Baker was employed by the Olin...

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