KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Edward L. Baker, 101, died on Dec. 20, 2009, in Knoxville.
He was born March 28, 1908, in Essex Junction, Vt., the son of Eleanor and Lee Baker. He lived in Essex Junction, where he was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, for most of his life and moved to Tennessee in 2006 to be near his son Ed (Ted) Jr.
He worked for Green Mountain Power Co. for 35 years and for 10 years as tax assessor in Essex, Vt., and he served five years on the Essex selectboard. He also served on the tax appeals board for the state of Vermont.