John Willard Baker (1944—1970) while a runner for the University of New Mexico (1967) he won the WAC Cross-Country Championship twice and was the WAC Champion in the mile. He received his degree in physical education from University of New Mexico. After he graduated he became the first physical education teacher at Aspen Elementary in Albuquerque, New Mexico when it opened. John Baker also started a running team called the Duke City Dashers.
General John Stuart Baker, AC, DSM (24 February – 9 July 2007) was an Australian army general. Entering the Australian Royal Military College, Duntroon in 1954, he rose to the most senior position in the Australian Defence Force before retiring 44 years later on 7 August Short biography (and service record) of General John Stuart Baker AC, DSM, 10 July 2007, Defence Media Release MECC , www.defence.gov.au Some of his many significant achievements and appointments included Chief of the (Australian) Defence Force from July to July 1998, inaugural Director of the Defence Intelligence Organisation from to 1992, and author of the highly influential "Baker Report".