District 2 - Artie Baker
3680 Bakersfield Lane
Dalzell, SC 29040
Home Phone: 469-3638
Arthur W. Baker, member of Sumter County Council, was born on December 13, 1954, in Columbia, South Carolina at Fort Jackson Hospital. He is the son of Arthur W. Baker of Sumter and Edith Edens Baker of Dalzell, SC. He has two sons: Arthur W. Baker, III and Robert Alston Baker.
Mr. Baker is a 1973 graduate of Christ Church Episcopal School located in Greenville, SC. He received is Bachelor of Arts Degree Health in Physical Education in 1982 from Lander College in Greenwood, and attained his Masters of Education from the University of South Carolina in 1990.
He is a teacher and a coach in Sumter School District #2 where he has served this district since 1982. Mr. Baker has coached at Hillcrest from 1992-1995 for the girls and boys track team and from 1982-1992 for the Shaw Heights elementary physical education department.
He was first elected to Sumter County Council in November of 1994 and again during November 2002. He was sworn in for his second term of office on January 6, 2003.
Mr. Baker and his family are members of Dalzell Methodist Church.