For more than 25 years Ed Baker was a very important piece
of McChord and its history wearing many hats at the Museum.
Born in the Territory of Hawaii, Ed worked for various
aircraft related company's, retiring in the mid 80's from the
Boeing Company Mockup Group. Over Ed's career, he had a hand
in manufacturing many historic aircraft from the Douglas C-124
through the Boeing 767.
From the Tower, to the Gallery to the his beloved C-47, Ed has
left his mark around the museum, being a important driving
force in many Museum projects. As the Museum's Operation
Officer, Ed was a great source of aviation history for
Museum guests, docents, and volunteers.
Often known as "Mr. McChord Air Museum" Ed will certainly be
long remembered for his many years of service in support of
Ed is survived by his son William Franco, sister Emma, plus
several sisters and brothers