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MRS. WURTELE WED TO WALTER C. BAKER
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Former Lois Duffie Is Married to Banker and Civic Leader at St. Thomas Church
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Mrs. Lois Duffie Wurtele of Hampshire House, widow of Allan Ramsey Wurtele of Minneapolis and New Orleans and daughter of Samuel MacClintock Duffie of Mission, Tex., was married yesterday afternoon to Walter C. Baker of 555 Park Avenue, son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William M. Baker, in the chantry of St. Thomas Protestant Episcopal Church.  The rector, the Rev. Dr. Roelif H. Brooks, performed the ceremony.

Mrs. Baker, an alumna of Vassar College, is a member of the New York Junior League.  The bridegroom, a vice president of the Guaranty Trust Company of New York, was graduated from Union College and served in the Navy in the first World War.  His first wife, the former Miss May I. Case, died.

Mr. Baker is chairman of the board of trustees of Union College and president of the Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital, the Eye-Bank for Sight Restoration, Inc., and the New York Society of the Archaeological Institute.  He is a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the American Academy in Rome and treasurer of the Archaeological Institute of America.

The bridegroom is also a director of the Grand Jury Association of New York County, a vestryman of St. Thomas Church and a member of the Council of Fellows of the Pierpont Morgan Library.  His clubs include the Century, Grolier, University and the Links.

The couple will go to Hot Springs, Va., on their wedding trip and at the end of June will travel abroad.  They will make their home at 555 Park Avenue.
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