Charles Baker Inventor L S Radiator March 4, 1877 – July 27, 1963) was an African American inventor and community leader most noted for inventing the gas mask, a traffic signal and a hair-straightening preparation. pinterest.com
The Baker House, Weatherford, TX. Built 1904. Mr. Baker died before the house was completed, leaving it to Mrs. Baker and their children. In 1908, their son Charles Baker left on a trip around the world, was last seen in San Francisco, and was never heard from again. Former owners have claimed that his spirit haunts the house. The home features elaborate parquet floors, eight fireplaces, a grand staircase, all of the original chandeliers, and a large ballroom.