A.P. Baker 

Forever shall we remember the dedication the Honorable A. P. Baker had for the County of Van Buren and especially the Chamber of Commerce. The Honorable Baker served Van Buren County as Executive of the County for 16 years and was credited for bringing industry, installing water lines to areas of the county that had never had public water, obtaining and assisting in administrating the Senior Companion Program and many other programs. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in World War II.