Silver Tip Baker (Floyd Michael Baker)
BiographyEllis County, Texas
Floyd 'Silver Tip' Baker born Floyd Michael Baker in Texas in 1886. Well-known trick rider in rodeos and wild west shows from the late 1900's. He was among the talented few that could handle a team of horses and stagecoach at full speed, became a white-haired old codger character in many westerns, first playing the role, General Grenville M. Dodge in 'In the Days of Buffalo Bill' directed by Edward Laemmle and starring Art Acord as Art Taylor and Duke R. Lee as Buffalo Bill at the Universal, seen in over 100 minor roles in talkies many of them B-Westerns. Read more... wild show trick rider Mabel Baker.