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Tag: Florida Rock Industries

Edward L. “Ted” Baker, at the far right, is pictured here in 1973 alongside his father, Thompson S. Baker, center, and William Mayer of the American Stock Exchange. Photo: P&Q Archives

Remembering Edward L. ‘Ted’ Baker

May 10, 2022By

The longtime Florida Rock Industries leader, who was enshrined in the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame this year, died last month at the age of 87.

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Watch: Baker accepts Hall of Fame honor on brother’s behalf

May 6, 2022By

John Baker II delivered an acceptance speech on behalf of Florida Rock Industries’ Ted Baker at the 2022 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

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Photo: PamElla Lee Photography

Hall of Fame photo gallery: Celebrating Ted Baker

May 3, 2022By

Family and friends of 2022 Hall of Fame inductee Ted Baker gathered in Nashville last month to celebrate his career accomplishments and accept the award on his behalf.

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John Baker II delivered remarks honoring his brother, 2022 P&Q Hall of Fame inductee Ted Baker, who was unable to attend the ceremony last month in Nashville, Tennessee. Photo: Pamella Lee Photography

Baker honors Hall of Fame brother during induction ceremony

April 25, 2022By

Former Florida Rock executive John Baker II honored his brother, Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee Ted Baker, during the 2022 induction ceremony last month.

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Photo: Ted Baker

Ted Baker: 2022 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductee

April 4, 2022By

Ted Baker, the biggest driver behind Florida Rock Industries’ growth, joined the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Nashville.

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Chris Nawalaniec, left, Dave Thomey, EJ Burke and John Baker, pose with plaques representing the class of 2021 and 2022 Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame inductees. Photo: P&Q Staff

Baker, Burke, Stedman, Thomey enter Hall of Fame

March 29, 2022By and

Ted Baker, EJ Burke, Nathan P. Stedman and Dave Thomey were officially enshrined Monday night in the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame before a packed ballroom at the Omni Nashville Hotel.

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The Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is scheduled for March 28 at the Omni Nashville Hotel. Photo: P&Q Archives

Hall of Fame induction ceremony nearly here

March 28, 2022By

Ted Baker, EJ Burke, Nathan P. Stedman and Dave Thomey will join the ranks of the Pit & Quarry Hall of Fame during the March 28 induction ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Edward L. “Ted” Baker, at the far right, is pictured here in 1973 alongside his father, Thompson S. Baker, center, and William Mayer of the American Stock Exchange. Photo: P&Q Archives

P&Q Hall of Fame Profile: Edward L. ‘Ted’ Baker

February 22, 2022By

The longtime Florida Rock leader built one of the industry’s top companies behind a vigorous plan involving acquisitions and modernization.

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