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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, G. Conrad — of California. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for California, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, G. G. — of Britton, Oklahoma County, Okla. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Oklahoma Territory, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Galen — of Troy, Miami County, Ohio. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Gene C. (d. 1956) — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky state senate 23rd District, 1955. Died in 1956. Interment at Englewood Cemetery, Hazard, Ky.
  Relatives: Uncle of Nicholas Baker (1937?-).
  Baker, General G., Jr. — of Wayne County, Mich. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives 9th District, 1976 (Communist Labor), 1978 (Democratic primary). Still living as of 1978.
  Baker, George — of Ames, Story County, Iowa. Mayor of Ames, Iowa, 1916-18. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George — of Butte, Silver Bow County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 1920 (member, Committee on Rules and Order of Business). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George — of Kentucky. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George — of Michigan. Libertarian. Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1976. Still living as of 1976.
  Baker, George A. — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont. Republican. Postmaster at Missoula, Mont., 1871-72. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George A. — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 15th District, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George A. — of Decorah, Winneshiek County, Iowa. Mayor of Decorah, Iowa; elected 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George B. — of Maryville, Nodaway County, Mo. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Missouri, 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George D. — of Kent, Litchfield County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Kent, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George E. — of Kings County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Kings County 1st District, 1851. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George E. — of Monroe County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Monroe County, 1944. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George E. — of Macomb County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for delegate to Michigan state constitutional convention from Macomb County 2nd District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Baker, George H. — of Goldendale, Klickitat County, Wash. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Washington, 1900. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George H. — of Mansfield, Tolland County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Mansfield, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George J. — of Michigan. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state senate 12th District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George J. (1898-1964) — of Denver, Colo. Born in Missouri Valley, Harrison County, Iowa, March 17, 1898. Democrat. Member of Colorado state house of representatives, 1934-47; secretary of state of Colorado, 1949-53, 1955-63. Protestant. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; American Legion; Veterans of Foreign Wars. Died in May, 1964 (age 66 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married, July 5, 1935, to Kathryn Fry.
  Baker, George J. — of Manchester, Hillsborough County, N.H. Delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention from Manchester 2nd Ward, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George L. — of East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Republican. Candidate in primary for Ohio treasurer of state, 1938. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George Luis (1868-1941) — also known as George L. Baker — of Portland, Multnomah County, Ore. Born in The Dalles, Wasco County, Ore., August 23, 1868. Republican. Mayor of Portland, Ore., 1917-33. Member, Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners; Odd Fellows; Knights of Pythias; Woodmen; Elks; Rotary. Died in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., May 16, 1941 (age 72 years, 266 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Wilhelm's Portland Memorial, Portland, Ore.
  Relatives: Son of John Baker and Mary (Edgett) Baker; married, August 7, 1910, to Claire M. Skeel (1876-1945).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, George N. — of Philadelphia County, Pa. Democrat. Member of Pennsylvania state senate 2nd District, 1833-37. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George N. — of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state house of representatives, 1943-50. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George O. — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Democrat. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives Eighth Bristol District, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George Titus (1857-1940) — also known as George T. Baker — of Davenport, Scott County, Iowa. Born in 1857. Mayor of Davenport, Iowa, 1898-1900. Died December 13, 1940 (age about 83 years). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George W. — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Republican. Postmaster at Rochester, Minn., 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George W. (1863-1928) — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., November 12, 1863. Republican. Shoe manufacturer; candidate for borough president of Brooklyn, New York, 1921. Congregationalist. Member, Freemasons. Died, from heart disease, in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., January 20, 1928 (age 64 years, 69 days). Interment at Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of George Baker and Sarah (Randell) Baker; married to Isabel C. Huggins.
  Baker, George W. — of Kent, Litchfield County, Conn. Democrat. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Kent, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George W., Jr. — of Piedmont, Alameda County, Calif. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George W. — of Abbottstown, Adams County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1948. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, George Washington (1829-1896) — also known as George W. Baker — of Athens, Athens County, Ohio. Born near Athens, Athens County, Ohio, May 2, 1829. Went to California for the 1849 Gold Rush; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; mayor of Athens, Ohio, 1867-68; postmaster at Athens, Ohio, 1889-91. Died July 12, 1896 (age 67 years, 71 days). Burial location unknown.
  Presumably named for: George Washington
  Baker, Gerald L. — of Iowa. Independent candidate for U.S. Senator from Iowa, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Baker, German — of Shelbyville, Shelby County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1856. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Gerrit H. — of Gary, Lake County, Ind. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Indiana, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Baker, Gilbert Hedges (1870-1939) — also known as Gilbert H. Baker — of Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y. Born in Milo, Yates County, N.Y., April 10, 1870. Democrat. Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 7th District, 1918, 1927; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924. Died in Penn Yan, Yates County, N.Y., November 29, 1939 (age 69 years, 233 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Penn Yan, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Gilbert D. Baker (1831-1902) and Eliza (Hedges) Baker (1847-1913); married to Carrie Veeder (1877-1913) and Ethel Ellen Montgomery (1879-1967).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Glenn R. — of San Bruno, San Mateo County, Calif.; Gilroy, Santa Clara County, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Godfrey V. — of Gloucester County, N.J. Delegate to New Jersey convention to ratify 21st amendment from Gloucester County; elected 1933. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Gordon See David Gordon Baker
  Baker, Mrs. Gordon A. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Member of West Virginia Republican State Executive Committee, 1941. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Grafton (1807-1881) — Born in 1807. Chief justice of New Mexico territorial supreme court, 1851-53. Died in 1881 (age about 74 years). Interment at Greenville Cemetery, Greenville, Miss.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Grafton (d. 1871) — of Meridian, Lauderdale County, Miss. Mayor of Meridian, Miss., 1871; died in office 1871. Died in 1871. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. A. — of Oakdale, Montville, New London County, Conn. Postmaster at Oakdale, Conn., 1901. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. A. — also known as Hub Baker — of Somerville, Burleson County, Tex. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1956 (alternate), 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Baker, H. D. — of Salina, Saline County, Kan. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1888. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. F. — of Petersburg, Grant County, W.Va. Democrat. Chair of Grant County Democratic Party, 1917, 1929. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. G. — of Tooele, Tooele County, Utah. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1924. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. H. See Hosea H. Baker
  Baker, H. J. — of Maplewood, Essex County, N.J. Postmaster at Maplewood, N.J., 1901-03. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. L. — of Delaware, Delaware County, Ohio. Democrat. Mayor of Delaware, Ohio, 1882-85, 1894-96. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. L. — of LaCrosse, Rush County, Kan. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 1928. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. P. — Member of Virginia state house of delegates from Buckingham & Cumberland counties, 1916-19. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, H. P. — of Columbia, Fluvanna County, Va. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Virginia, 1920. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Harold Albert (b. 1929) — of Champaign, Champaign County, Ill. Born in Mt. Kisco, Westchester County, N.Y., October 4, 1929. Lawyer; U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Illinois, 1978-79; U.S. District Judge for the Central District of Illinois, 1979-94; took senior status 1994. Still living as of 2000.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Baker, Harold Griffith (b. 1899) — also known as Harold G. Baker — of Belleville, St. Clair County, Ill. Born in East St. Louis, St. Clair County, Ill., February 16, 1899. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, 1926-31. Methodist. Member, American Bar Association; Sigma Chi; Phi Delta Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Union League. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Martin D. Baker and Gertrude (McLean) Baker; married, December 10, 1927, to Bernice Kraft.
  Baker, Harry See W. Harry Baker
  Baker, Harry — of Illinois. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 1st District, 1928, 1930, 1932. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Harry H. (b. 1888) — of Norwood, Hamilton County, Ohio. Born in St. Louis, Mo., October 1, 1888. Lawyer; mayor of Norwood, Ohio, 1927-. Methodist. Member, Junior Order. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Christian Edward Baker and Mary Catherine (Opp) Baker; married to Edna Haas.
  Baker, Harry L. — of Catasauqua, Lehigh County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1936. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Harry S. — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Socialist. Candidate for New York state assembly from Kings County 9th District, 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Harvey Almy (1881-1951) — also known as Harvey A. Baker — of Providence, Providence County, R.I. Born in Warwick, Kent County, R.I., April 24, 1881. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island, 1914-20; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Rhode Island, 1924 (member, Credentials Committee), 1928. Member, Alpha Delta Phi; Phi Beta Kappa. Died March 28, 1951 (age 69 years, 338 days). Interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence, R.I.
  Relatives: Son of Benjamin Baker and Lucy Anna (Sisson) Baker; married, September 30, 1908, to Marion North Brown.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Henry — of Otsego County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Otsego County, 1825. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Henry Dunster (b. 1873) — also known as Henry D. Baker — of Chicago, Cook County, Ill. Born in Attleboro, Bristol County, Mass., February 26, 1873. U.S. Consul in Hobart, 1907-10; Nassau, 1912-13; Bombay, 1913-14; Trinidad, 1916-26. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of William T. Baker.
  Baker, Henry F. — of Winchester, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Winchester, Va., 1838-41, 1845-49. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Henry Moore (1841-1912) — also known as Henry M. Baker — of Bow, Merrimack County, N.H. Born in Bow, Merrimack County, N.H., January 11, 1841. Republican. Lawyer; member of New Hampshire state senate 9th District, 1891-92; U.S. Representative from New Hampshire 2nd District, 1893-97; delegate to New Hampshire state constitutional convention, 1902; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1905-09. Member, Sons of the American Revolution; Society of Colonial Wars; Freemasons; Knights Templar; Shriners. Died in Washington, D.C., May 30, 1912 (age 71 years, 140 days). Interment at Alexander Cemetery, Bow, N.H.
  Relatives: Son of Aaron W. Baker and Nancy (Dustin) Baker.
  Cross-reference: Sherman E. Burroughs
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Baker, Henry S. — of Illinois. Republican. Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1864. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Henry W. — of Abingdon, Washington County, Va. Democrat. Postmaster at Abingdon, Va., 1858-61. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Herbert — Greenback candidate for U.S. Representative from Connecticut 1st District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
Herbert F. Baker Baker, Herbert F. (b. 1862) — of Weadock, Cheboygan County, Mich. Born in Dover Township, Lenawee County, Mich., January 13, 1862. Farmer; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Cheboygan County, 1907-12; Speaker of the Michigan State House of Representatives, 1911-12; Progressive candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1912; Progressive candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 11th District, 1914; member of Michigan state senate 29th District, 1919-22; candidate in Republican primary for U.S. Senator from Michigan, 1922; candidate in Republican primary for Governor of Michigan, 1924. Member, Elks; Grange; Woodmen. Interment at Munro Township Cemetery, Cheboygan, Mich.
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1911
  Baker, Hershel T. (d. 1963) — of Columbia, Adair County, Ky. Republican. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives 36th District, 1936-37, 1940-41. Died December 29, 1963. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Hezekiah — of Montgomery County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly, 1854-55, 1857-58 (Montgomery County 2nd District 1854-55, 1857, Montgomery County 1858). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Hibbard — of Michigan. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Michigan 1st District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Hilary (1746-1798) — of Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa. Born February 21, 1746. Hardware merchant; delegate to Pennsylvania state constitutional convention, 1787; mayor of Philadelphia, Pa., 1796-98; died in office 1798. Died, from yellow fever, September 25, 1798 (age 52 years, 216 days). Original interment in unknown location; reinterment at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pa.
  Relatives: Married to Anna Maria Kreider (1761-1808).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Hiram — of Coldwater, Branch County, Mich. Village president of Coldwater, Michigan, 1855-56. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Hiram L. — Prohibition candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Holly (born c.1965) — of Kamuela, Island of Hawaii, Hawaii County, Hawaii. Born about 1965. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Hawaii, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Baker, Hosea H. — also known as H. H. Baker — of Yuma, Yuma County, Ariz. Democrat. Member of Arizona state senate, 1937-44; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Arizona, 1940 (alternate), 1944. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Howard See J. Howard Baker
  Baker, Howard H. — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Democrat. Postmaster at Buffalo, N.Y., 1894-99. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Howard Henry (1902-1964) — also known as Howard H. Baker — of Huntsville, Scott County, Tenn. Born in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky., January 12, 1902. Republican. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of Tennessee state house of representatives, 1929-30; candidate for Governor of Tennessee, 1938; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1940, 1948, 1952, 1956, 1960 (delegation chair); candidate for U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1940; board chairman, First National Bank of Oneida; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1951-64; died in office 1964. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Order of the Coif; Sigma Nu; Phi Alpha Delta; Phi Kappa Phi; Freemasons; Shriners; Elks. Died, following a heart attack, at Fort Sanders Presbyterian Hospital, Knoxville, Knox County, Tenn., January 7, 1964 (age 61 years, 360 days). Interment at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Tenn.
  Relatives: Son of James Frances Baker and Helen (Keen) Baker; married, September 15, 1935, to Edith Irene Bailey (1901-1994); father of Howard Henry Baker, Jr..
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Howard Henry, Jr. (1925-2014) — also known as Howard H. Baker — of Huntsville, Scott County, Tenn. Born in Huntsville, Scott County, Tenn., November 15, 1925. Republican. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; lawyer; U.S. Senator from Tennessee, 1967-85; defeated, 1964; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1972; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1980; White House Chief of Staff, 1987-88; Presidential Elector for Tennessee, 2000; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 2001-05. Presbyterian. Member, American Bar Association; Phi Delta Phi; Pi Kappa Phi. Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1984. Died in Huntsville, Scott County, Tenn., June 26, 2014 (age 88 years, 223 days). Interment at Mossop Cemetery, Huntsville, Tenn.
  Relatives: Step-son of Irene Bailey Baker; son of Dora (Ladd) Baker and Howard Henry Baker (1902-1964); married, December 22, 1951, to Joy Dirksen (died 1993; daughter of Everett McKinley Dirksen); married, December 7, 1996, to Nancy Landon Kassebaum (daughter of Alfred Mossman Landon).
  Political family: Baker-Dirksen family of Huntsville and Alcoa, Tennessee.
  Cross-reference: Victor Ashe
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Hub See H. A. Baker
  Baker, Ichabod C. — of Oneida County, N.Y. Member of New York state assembly from Oneida County, 1833, 1842. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Irene Bailey (1901-1994) — also known as Edith Irene Bailey — of Tennessee. Born in Sevierville, Sevier County, Tenn., November 17, 1901. Republican. U.S. Representative from Tennessee 2nd District, 1964-65. Female. Died in Loudon County, Tenn., April 2, 1994 (age 92 years, 136 days). Interment at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Tenn.
  Relatives: Married, September 15, 1935, to Howard Henry Baker (1902-1964); step-mother of Howard Henry Baker, Jr..
  Political family: Baker-Dirksen family of Huntsville and Alcoa, Tennessee.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Isaac — of Mercer County, N.J. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Mercer County, 1841. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Isaac — of Stamford, Fairfield County, Conn. Progressive. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stamford, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Isaac M. — Candidate for U.S. Representative from Missouri 10th District, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Isaac P. — of Bismarck, Burleigh County, N.Dak. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Dakota, 1904, 1916 (alternate; Honorary Vice-President). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Isaac V., Jr. — of Comstock, Washington County, N.Y. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1912. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Isaac Volney, Jr. (1843-1912) — also known as Isaac V. Baker, Jr. — of Comstock's Landing, Washington County, N.Y. Born in New York, August 15, 1843. Republican. Member of New York state assembly from Washington County 2nd District, 1869-71, 1877; member of New York state senate, 1872-73, 1880-81 (12th District 1872-73, 16th District 1880-81). Died in New York, December 14, 1912 (age 69 years, 121 days). Interment at Baker Cemetery, Fort Ann, N.Y.
  Relatives: Son of Isaac Volney Baker (1813-1894) and Laura Daley (Comstock) Baker (1819-1877); married to Laura Demis Clark (1844-1930).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Isabel — of Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Okla. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Oklahoma, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Isidore — of Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1933 (Communist, Bronx County 1st District), 1934 (Communist, Bronx County 3rd District), 1935 (Communist, Bronx County 3rd District), 1936 (Communist, Bronx County 1st District), 1942 (American Labor, Bronx County 1st District). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Ivy See Ivy Baker Priest


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