A.Z. Baker

A.Z. Baker dedicated the major cooperation with all segments of the industry. He actively promoted a major livestock market in Ohio. His interest in youth was expressed through his pioneering efforts in the development of junior livestock shows in Ohio. Mr. Baker's marketing positions including: President of the American Stock Yards Association; Chairman, President and General Manager of the Cleveland Union Stock Yards Company; and President of the Cleveland Union Stock Yards Company; and President of the Consolidated Commissioner Company and United Livestock Marketing Agency, Inc.

Mr. Baker belonged to many organizations and recognitions included: Director, Cleveland Chamber of Commerce; President, Cleveland Rotary Club; President and Rotary International. His professional achievements included Director of the National City Bank of Cleveland; Director and Deputy Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland; Trustee, Baldwin-Wallace College; recipient of the Order of Merit of the Government of Egypt and recipient of the Republic of France's Legion of Honor.