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Baker, Sam M. - 2nd Lieutenant
Itasca Flier Killed
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, Oct 2 (AP). - Second Lieut. Sam M. Baker was killed shortly after midnight Wednesday in the crash of his plane while on a routine night flight. The wrecked plane was found near Garwood at noon on Thursday, but details of the crash are lacking. He was the son of Mrs. Ann S. Baker of Itasca.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 3 Oct 1942
Lieut. Sam L. Baker, Brooks field pilot and recent graduate of Kelly field, was killed in a crash near Garwood Wednesday night. His body and wrecked plane were not found until about noon Thursday...
Lieutenant Baker was the son of Mrs. Ann Baker of Itasca.
San Antonio Light, San Antonio, TX 2 Oct 1942