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Cameron Baird

Cameron  Baird Born: 1906
Death: 1960

Cameron Baird (1905-1960), older son of Frank B. Baird, was known for his dedication to the Buffalo music community. A business-man early in his career, he worked for the family business, the Buffalo Pipe and Foundry Company. However, he also had a passion for music studying viola and music composition for many years. He was instrumental in establishing the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society along with Frederick C. Slee and Samuel P. Capen. In 1952 Cameron Baird founded the University's Music Department and was appointed its first Chairman.

Affiliation(s): Music
Record Group(s): 16
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