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Baker, Beryl

Birth: October 27, 1913, Brookfield, Trumbull County, Ohio
Death: January 16, 1964, Warren, Trumbull County, Ohio
Burial: Vienna Township Cemetery, Vienna, Trumbull County, Ohio

Beryl Baker was a long-time elementary teacher and guidance counselor in the Vienna Schools and, after 1961 in the consolidated Fowler-Vienna Local School District. Baker Elementary School, opened in 1967, was named in her honor.

Baker, the daughter of Fred W. and Edna Crooks Catchpole, attended grade school in Vienna and graduated from Vienna High School in 1931. She then attended Kent State University, where she earned a Master's degree in guidance and counseling in 1959. She served as guidance counselor and taught elementary grades for the Fowler-Vienna schools until her death in 1964.

Updated 9/22/2020

This entry is adapted from Vienna, Ohio, "Where We Live and Let Live": Town 4, Range 2 of the Connecticut Western Reserve (Apollo, PA: Closson Press, 1999), p. 233.
Photo source: The 1960 Viennese