C. L. Baker Luna County, New Mexico

C. L. Baker, conducting a livery business in Deming. was born and reared in Fort Worth, Texas, and while in the Lone Star state became familiar with the cattle business. He arrived in Lincoln County, New Mexico, in 1885, with a band of cattle from Texas, but as that locality was not a favorable one for cattle raising he continued en to Grant County and located a ranch south of Lordsburg. He is running cattle there now and has continued in the cattle business since his removal to the Territory more than twenty-one years ago. In 1892 he took up his abode in Deming, where he purchased a livery stable, which he has since successfully conducted, and he also engages in mining on a small scale.

Mr. Baker belongs to Deming Lodge No. 18, of Red Men. He married in this city in 1904 and is well known socially and in a business way.

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Source: History of New Mexico, Its Resources and People, Volume II, Pacific States Publishing Co., 1907.

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