Theo Baars, Jr.
|Theo Baars, Jr.|
|Born|| January 31, 1921|
|Died||June 17, 2008|
|Spouse|| Betty Ann Tronjo Baars|
|Parents||Theo Dunwody Sr. and Mary Firestone Baars|
|Children||Theo Baars III|
Theo was born January 31, 1921 to Mary Firestone and Theo Dunwody Baars at Cordova Towers, the Baars family home built by his grandfather, Henry Baars. Theo graduated from Pensacola High School and attended Kenyon College in Ohio, Auburn University in Alabama, Tulane University in Louisiana, and William Jewell College in Missouri.
After serving in the Navy during World War II, Theo founded Baars Realty in 1946.
Baars was involved in numerous community organizations, including the Pensacola Association of Realtors, of which he was past president, the Board of Directors of the Naval Aviation Museum, Junior Achievement, the Washington High School Parents Advisory Committee, Paul Harris Fellow International Rotarians, Pensacola Little Theatre, Pensacola Symphony Orchestra, and the Pensacola Bay Area Chamber of Commerce.