John Lee Baker, AOPA’s president from 1977 through 1990, and only the second person in that position, passed away early yesterday at his home in Angier, N.C. Baker, a Nebraska native and the son of a pilot, served as a U.S. Air Force fighter pilot in the Korean War, and then earned a law degree from Creighton University. He served on the staff of Sen. Roman Hruska (R-Neb.), and then was appointed assistant administrator in the FAA’s office of general aviation affairs. Named AOPA ...
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