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Former American Airlines Vice Chairman Robert Baker. (News Briefs: North America Report).(died)(Brief Article)(Obituary)

Former American Airlines Vice Chairman Robert Baker died of lung cancer April 20. He was 58. Baker spent 35 years at American, rising from a trainee in the marketing department to become head of the airline's operations. He served on two presidential panels, including the one convened by President Bush immediately after 9/11 to address safety and security issues in the wake of the terrorist attacks. …

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