Partner Edith Mary Chapman

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Cypress Lawn Memorial Park Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Alma Elsie Harder Baker (30 Aug 1879 San Francisco County, California - 15 Oct 1964 (aged 85) Berkeley, Alameda County, California) was the daughter of Peter Heinrich Harder (1854–1922) and Clara Placke (1854–1934). In 1904 she married William Edward Baker (1874–1937). Edith Mary Chapman was a teacher in the Manzanita and Cleveland Schools in Oakland for 16 years. By 1939, Edith was living with her lover, Alma Harder Baker. After their break up in 1951, Edith became lovers with Dorothy “Dollie” Wobbs and lived with her for the rest of her life. When Edith died in Oakland in 1967, her obituary referred to herself as “the loving friend of Miss Dorothy J. Wobbs.”

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