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Baker, A to B

BAKER (Soundex B260) — See also ABOOBAKER, AKER, BACHER, BACKER, BAECKER, BAER, BAKER-HINE, BAKKER, BANABAKER, BANKER, BARKER, BERKA, BLAKER, BLANKENBAKER, BOKER, BRAKE, BRAKER, BREWBAKER, BRUBAKER, BYKER, DANZENBAKER, FAZENBAKER, HAWBAKER, HAZELBAKER, KARBE, KRABBE, NEWBAKER, PENNEBAKER, SNELBAKER, STUDABAKER, STUDEBAKER.

  Baker, A. D. — of New York. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, A. G. — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, A. H. — Member of Minnesota state house of representatives District 45, 1883-84, 1887-88. Burial location unknown.
  See also Minnesota Legislator record
  Baker, A. M. — of Fargo, Cass County, N.Dak. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from North Dakota, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Mrs. A. O. — of Havre, Hill County, Mont. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Baker, A. T. — of Edenton, Chowan County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Mrs. A. Y. — of Edinburg, Hidalgo County, Tex. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1928. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Aaron — of Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio. Mayor of Dayton, Ohio, 1818-19. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Abisha B. (1843-1919) — of Forestport, Oneida County, N.Y. Born in 1843. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County 3rd District, 1889. Died in 1919 (age about 76 years). Interment at Green Lawn Cemetery, New Hartford, N.Y.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Adolphus — of Amherst, Lorain County, Ohio. Born in Germany. Postmaster at Amherst, Ohio, 1911. German ancestry. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albert — of Washington County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1778-80, 1784-86, 1787-88 (Charlotte County 1778-80, Washington County 1784-86, 1787-88); delegate to New York convention to ratify U.S. constitution from Washington and Clinton counties, 1788. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albert — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Hampshire, 1840. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albert — of Barkhamsted, Litchfield County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Barkhamsted, 1868. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albert — of Kansas. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kansas 2nd District, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albert C. (1845-1921) — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in Girard (now part of Phenix City), Russell County, Ala., February 15, 1845. Democrat. Lawyer; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona Territory, 1892; chief justice of Arizona territorial supreme court, 1893-97; delegate to Arizona state constitutional convention, 1910; chief justice of Arizona Supreme Court, 1919-21; died in office 1921; justice of Arizona state supreme court, 1919-21; died in office 1921. Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., August 31, 1921 (age 76 years, 197 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin H. Baker and Eliza Baker; married, February 2, 1881, to Mary Alexander.
  Baker, Albert C. — of Smithburg, Doddridge County, W.Va. Democrat. Candidate for West Virginia state senate 2nd District, 1954. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albert J. (b. 1874) — of Mt. Horeb, Dane County, Wis. Born in Primrose town, Dane County, Wis., December 14, 1874. Progressive. Farmer; member of Wisconsin state assembly from Dane County 3rd District, 1927-38; defeated, 1938. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albert S. — of Concord, Merrimack County, N.H. Republican. Member of New Hampshire state house of representatives from Concord 4th Ward; elected 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Albertha P. (1898-1971) — of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich. Born February 26, 1898. Socialist. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948. Female. Died in Battle Creek, Calhoun County, Mich., September 30, 1971 (age 73 years, 216 days). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Alden — Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Indiana, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Alden H. — of Indianapolis, Marion County, Ind. U.S. Collector of Customs, 1946-47. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Alfred See W. Alfred Baker
  Baker, Alfred S., Jr. (1828-1896) — of Clanton, Chilton County, Ala. Born in Darlington District (now Darlington County), S.C., March 16, 1828. Member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1860. Died in Clanton, Chilton County, Ala., February 9, 1896 (age 67 years, 330 days). Interment at Clanton Cemetery, Clanton, Ala.
  Baker, Alvin O. — of Sussex County, Del. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from Sussex County 2nd District, 1935-36. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Ambrose — of Greene County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Greene County, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Ami B. — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 2nd District, 1882. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Amos H. — of Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Erie County 5th District, 1885-86, 1889. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Andrew Jackson (1832-1911) — of Winterset, Madison County, Iowa; Lancaster, Schuyler County, Mo.; Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa. Born in Bakers Station, Marshall County, Va. (now W.Va.), June 6, 1832. Republican. Lawyer; served in the Union Army during the Civil War; Presidential Elector for Missouri, 1868; member of Missouri state legislature, 1869-70; Missouri state attorney general, 1871-73; Iowa state attorney general, 1885-89. Presbyterian. Member, Odd Fellows. Died in Centerville, Appanoose County, Iowa, April 23, 1911 (age 78 years, 321 days). Interment at Oakland Cemetery, Centerville, Iowa.
  Presumably named for: Andrew Jackson
  Relatives: Son of George Baker and Margaret (Reager) Baker.
  Baker, Ann — of Roosevelt, Monmouth County, N.J. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Baker, Annette — of Clearwater, Pinellas County, Fla. Democrat. Member of Democratic National Committee from Florida, 1968; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Florida, 1968. Female. Still living as of 1968.
  Baker, Anti Pass: See Robert Baker
  Baker, Art — of Stevensville, Ravalli County, Mont. Republican. Candidate in primary for Montana state senate 44th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Baker, Arthur See J. Arthur Baker
  Baker, Arthur — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Florida 3rd District, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Arthur Creel (b. 1925) — also known as Arthur C. Baker — of Charleston, Charleston County, S.C. Born in Varina, Wake County, N.C., January 19, 1925. Lawyer; member of South Carolina state house of representatives, 1959. Baptist. Member, Elks; Freemasons; Exchange Club. Still living as of 1967.
  Relatives: Son of Offie Franklin Baker and Myrtie (Whisenhunt) Baker; married, December 31, 1965, to Evelyn Canady.
  Baker, Ashbury C. — of Preston County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Preston County, 1870. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Avery D. — of Ottawa County, Mich. Republican. Candidate in primary for Michigan state house of representatives from Ottawa County, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Baker, B. F. — of Kewanee, Henry County, Ill. Republican. Mayor of Kewanee, Ill., 1911-19; delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, B. F. — of Globe, Gila County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1915-16. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, B. F. — of Nevada. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Nevada, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, B. Frank — of Illinois. Member of Illinois state senate 37th District, 1907-11. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Barney — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Bart — of Hereford, Cochise County, Ariz. Republican. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1979-90. Still living as of 1990.
  Baker, Basil F. — of Genesee County, Mich. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 7th Circuit, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Baker, Ben — of Smith Center, Smith County, Kan. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kansas, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Ben — of Dayton, Campbell County, Ky. Mayor of Dayton, Ky., 2019-. Still living as of 2021.
  Baker, Ben Waskon — U.S. Vice Consul in Utilla, as of 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Benjamin — of Charlotte County (now Washington County), N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Charlotte County, 1782-83. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Benjamin — of East Hamburg, Erie County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1872. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Benjamin — of Binghamton, Broome County, N.Y. Republican. Chair of Broome County Republican Party, 1910. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Benjamin F. — of Saratoga County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Saratoga County 1st District, 1880-82. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Benjamin S. — of Fairbury, Jefferson County, Neb.; Omaha, Douglas County, Neb. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1888; U.S. Attorney for Nebraska, 1890-94; district judge in Nebraska 4th District, 1896-1902. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Bernard C. — of Grant County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state senate 12th District, 1897-1900. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Bert F. (1867-1924) — of Glenburn, Renville County, N.Dak. Born in 1867. Member of North Dakota state senate, 1921-23. Died in an automobile accident while campaigning for State Agriculture Commissioner, 1924 (age about 57 years). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Minot, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Married to Berta E. Baker (1876-1964).
  Baker, Bert T. — of Ithaca, Tompkins County, N.Y. Mayor of Ithaca, N.Y., 1948-49. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Berta E. (1876-1964) — also known as Berta E. Colcord — of Glenburn, Renville County, N.Dak.; Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak. Born near Sterling, Whiteside County, Ill., November 26, 1876. Republican. School teacher; North Dakota state treasurer, 1929-32; North Dakota state auditor, 1933-56. Female. Methodist. Member, Zonta; Order of the Eastern Star. Died in Minot, Ward County, N.Dak., May, 1964 (age 87 years, 0 days). Interment at Rosehill Cemetery, Minot, N.Dak.
  Relatives: Daughter of William Henry Colcord and Fiana (Linerod) Colcord; married to Bert F. Baker (1867-1924).
  Baker, Bertram L. (1898-1985) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Nevis, January 10, 1898. Democrat. Accountant; member of New York state assembly, 1949-70 (Kings County 17th District 1949-54, Kings County 6th District 1955-65, 46th District 1966, 56th District 1967-70). African ancestry. Member, NAACP; Freemasons; Urban League. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 8, 1985 (age 87 years, 57 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Grandfather of Diane (Bemus) Whiting (who married Deval Patrick (1956-)).
  Baker, Bess — of Moran, Allen County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1956. Female. Still living as of 1956.
  Baker, Betty Chadwick — also known as Betty C. Baker; Betty Chadwick — of Cabell County, W.Va. Member of West Virginia state house of delegates from Cabell County, 1963-64; appointed 1963. Female. Still living as of 1964.
  Relatives: Married, February 3, 1934, to Tom Taylor Baker (1908-1963).
  Baker, Betty H. (1919-2011) — also known as Betty Head — of Moorefield, Hardy County, W.Va. Born in Thomas, Tucker County, W.Va., September 18, 1919. Democrat. Member of West Virginia state senate 16th District, 1965-68; appointed 1965; defeated, 1968. Female. Presbyterian. Member, American Association of University Women; Phi Beta Kappa. Died, in Grant Memorial Hospital, Petersburg, Grant County, W.Va., November 12, 2011 (age 92 years, 55 days). Interment at Olivet Cemetery, Moorefield, W.Va.
  Relatives: Daughter of Harry Davis Baker and Kathryn Agnes (Higgins) Baker; married, February 14, 1944, to Kermit Reed Orders (1921-1944; died in military service in Italy); married, November 22, 1945, to Donald Jefferson Baker (1917-1964).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Biff — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 5th District, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Baker, Bill — of Utah. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Utah, 1950. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Bill See William Pond Baker
  Baker, Blake — of Edgecombe County, N.C. North Carolina state attorney general, 1795-1803. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Bob — of Stilwell, Adair County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 1952. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Bob See Robert L. Baker
  Baker, Bob — of California. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 41st District, 1992. Still living as of 1992.
  Baker, Bruce — of Harris County, Tex. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.


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