Baker, Greenberry R
Baker, Greenberry R.
a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., May 1, 1825. He received a careful religious education; was converted in early life; moved to California in 1856; was licensed to preach in 1858, and in 1862 entered the California Conference. Two years later he was appointed agent of the University of the Pacific, which position he held till his decease, Oct. 28, 1869. Mr. Baker's preaching abilities were more than ordinary, and, coupled with his extraordinary zeal and fidelity, made him eminently successful. See Minutes of Annual Conf., 1870, p. 212.