Charles Graham Baker

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Charles Graham Baker
Born (1883-07-16)16 July 1883
Evansville, Indiana
Died 15 May 1950(1950-05-15) (aged 66)
Reseda, Los Angeles, California
Other names Graham Baker
Leslie S. Barrows
Years active 1915–1948

Charles Graham Baker (16 July 1883 – 15 May 1950) was an American screenwriter and director. He wrote for more than 170 films between 1915 and 1948. He and his father invented the game of Gin rummy in 1909.

He was born in Evansville, Indiana. He and his father, Elwood T. Baker, invented the game of Gin rummy in 1909. By 1918 he was working as a "playwright" for the Vitagraph company in Brooklyn.[1] Baker died in Reseda, Los Angeles, California in 1950.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ World War I draft registration
  2. ^ "C.G. Baker, Helped Devise Gin Rummy". New York Times. May 17, 1950. Retrieved 2008-05-22. "C. Graham Baker, writer and producer of motion pictures and co-creator of the card game gin rummy, died today at his home in Reseda in the San Fernando Valley. ..." 

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