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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, Karen Ann — of Spokane, Spokane County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Baker, Katherine — of Birmingham, Jefferson County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 2004, 2008 (alternate). Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Kenneth See D. Kenneth Baker
  Baker, Kenneth — of Monroe, Union County, N.C. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from North Carolina, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Baker, Kordon L. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Colorado 4th District, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Baker, Kristine Gerhard (b. 1971) — Born in Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colo., 1971. U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, 2012-. Female. Still living as of 2017.
  See also federal judicial profile
  Baker, L. J. See Lloyd J. Baker
  Baker, LaMar (1915-2003) — of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn. Born in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tenn., December 29, 1915. Republican. Member of Tennessee state legislature, 1950; U.S. Representative from Tennessee 3rd District, 1971-75; defeated, 1974; delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 1972. Died in Nashville, Davidson County, Tenn., June 20, 2003 (age 87 years, 173 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Baker, Larry — of Alaska. Republican. Candidate for Alaska state senate District J, 1994. Still living as of 1994.
  Baker, Laurence — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Independent American candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 12th District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Baker, Leander Evans (d. 1909) — of Covington, Kenton County, Ky. Lawyer; mayor of Covington, Ky., 1869-74. Died in 1909. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Leighton — Socialist. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1906. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Leighton — of Mt. Dora, Lake County, Fla. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Baker, Leonard B. — of Stafford, Tolland County, Conn. Republican. Candidate for Connecticut state house of representatives from Stafford, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Leroy — of Tunkhannock, Wyoming County, Pa. Democrat. Chair of Wyoming County Democratic Party, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Levi — of Owensboro, Daviess County, Ky. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state house of representatives, 1932-35, 1948-49 (19th District 1932-35, 16th District 1948-49). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Lewis (1832-1899) — of Wheeling, Ohio County, W.Va.; St. Paul, Ramsey County, Minn. Born in Belmont County, Ohio, November 11, 1832. Democrat. Newspaper editor; member of West Virginia state senate 1st District, 1871-72; President of the West Virginia State Senate, 1872; West Virginia Democratic state chair, 1872-76; member of Democratic National Committee from West Virginia, 1884-88; Minnesota Democratic state chair, 1892; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1892; U.S. Minister to Costa Rica, 1893-97; Salvador, 1893-97; Nicaragua, 1893-97. Died, from pernicious anemia, in Washington, D.C., April 30, 1899 (age 66 years, 170 days). Interment at Greenwood Cemetery, Wheeling, W.Va.
  Relatives: Married to Ruth Fordyce (sister of Samuel Wesley Fordyce (1840-1919)).
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Baker, Lewis C. — of Wisconsin. Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 1st District, 1902. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Lillian E. — of St. Louis, Mo. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1944. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Linda — Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Kansas, 2012. Female. Still living as of 2012.
  Baker, Lindsey — of West Virginia. Republican. Candidate for Presidential Elector for West Virginia, 1940. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Linn C. (1913-1999) — of North Ogden, Weber County, Utah. Born in Tremonton, Box Elder County, Utah, October 31, 1913. Democrat. Member of Utah state house of representatives, 1949-51; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Utah, 1952; Utah state treasurer, 1964-68, 1976-80. Died October 22, 1999 (age 85 years, 356 days). Interment at West Point City Cemetery, West Point, Utah.
  Baker, Mrs. Lisle — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Kentucky, 1960. Female. Still living as of 1960.
  Baker, Lloyd J. (b. 1931) — also known as L. J. Baker — of Moberly, Randolph County, Mo. Born in Jacksonville, Randolph County, Mo., September 6, 1931. Democrat. Randolph County Surveyor, 1961-64; member of Missouri state house of representatives, 1965-81. Baptist. Member, Kiwanis; Farm Bureau; Grange. Still living as of 1981.
  Relatives: Son of Ed Baker; married 1952 to Bonnie Janet Sarbaum.
  Baker, Lorenzo D. — U.S. Consular Agent in Port Morant, as of 1884-98. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Louis — of Minnesota. Democrat. Minnesota Democratic state chair, 1890. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Louis R. — of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif. Democrat. Alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1964. Still living as of 1964.
  Baker, Lucien (1846-1907) — of Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan. Born in Fulton County, Ohio, June 8, 1846. Republican. Lawyer; member of Kansas state senate, 1893-95; U.S. Senator from Kansas, 1895-1901. Died in Leavenworth, Leavenworth County, Kan., June 21, 1907 (age 61 years, 13 days). Interment at Mt. Muncie Cemetery, Lansing, Kan.
  Relatives: Brother of John Harris Baker (1832-1915); uncle of Francis Elisha Baker.
  Political family: Baker-Defrees family of Indiana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article
  Baker, Lucius K. (1855-1929) — of Ludington, Mason County, Mich.; Winnetka, Cook County, Ill. Born in Kelloggsville, Ashtabula County, Ohio, August 16, 1855. Republican. Lumber business; mayor of Ludington, Mich., 1892. Episcopalian. Died February 5, 1929 (age 73 years, 173 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Edward P. Baker and Paulina (Bloss) Baker; married 1882 to May C. Foster (died 1890).
  Baker, Lurline — of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1976. Female. Still living as of 1976.
  Baker, Luther — of New Bedford, Bristol County, Mass. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives from New Bedford; elected 1846, 1847. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Luther — of Vermont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Vermont, 1868 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Luther Henry (1872-1944) — also known as Luther H. Baker — of East Lansing, Ingham County, Mich. Born in Lansing, Ingham County, Mich., September 8, 1872. Republican. Insurance executive; director, Lansing National Bank; director, Capitol Savings & Loan Co.; mayor of East Lansing, Mich., 1925-28. Congregationalist. Member, Phi Delta Theta; Kiwanis. Died February 3, 1944 (age 71 years, 148 days). Interment at Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Mich.
  Relatives: Son of Luther Byron Baker (1830-1896) and Helen (Davis) Baker (1841-1918); married, May 28, 1899, to Una Jacobs (1874-1950).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Lyman W. (1834-1904) — of Holt, Ingham County, Mich. Born September 15, 1834. Republican. Postmaster at Holt, Mich., 1871-75; supervisor of Delhi Township, Michigan, 1880-81. Died April 12, 1904 (age 69 years, 210 days). Interment at Maple Ridge Cemetery, Holt, Mich.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, M. — of Congdon (unknown county), Iowa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, M. C. — of Lake Worth, Palm Beach County, Fla. Mayor of Lake Worth, Fla., 1951-53. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, M. Eugene — of Wisconsin. Circuit judge in Wisconsin 1st Circuit, 1956-58. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, M. L. — of Allen County, Ohio. Member of Ohio state house of representatives from Allen County, 1876-79. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, M. Miller — of Clifton, Fairfax County, Va. Republican. Candidate for Virginia state senate 39th District, 2011. Still living as of 2011.
  Baker, Marcus S., Jr. — of Savannah, Chatham County, Ga. Republican. Postmaster at Savannah, Ga., 1912-13. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Margaret D. — of Madison, Morris County, N.J. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1924 (alternate), 1932. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Margaret E. — of Springfield, Clark County, Ohio. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1932 (alternate), 1948. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Marie A. — of Goffstown, Hillsborough County, N.H. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from New Hampshire, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1972.
  Baker, Mark — of Illinois. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 17th District, 1996, 1998, 2000. Still living as of 2000.
  Baker, Mark — of Brandon, Rankin County, Miss. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Mark Allen — of Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Mont. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Montana, 2012 (delegation chair). Still living as of 2012.
  Baker, Marsena (1802-1859) — of Cattaraugus County, N.Y. Born in 1802. Member of New York state assembly from Cattaraugus County 1st District, 1859; died in office 1859. Died in Brimfield, Hampden County, Mass., March 4, 1859 (age about 56 years). Interment at Brimfield Cemetery, Brimfield, Mass.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Martha H. — of Dover, Kent County, Del. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1924. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Martin (b. 1878) — Born in Baltimore, Md., February 22, 1878. Served in the U.S. Army during the Spanish-American War; sailor; U.S. Vice Consul in Rotterdam, 1915-17. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Martin D. — Republican. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Missouri 1st District, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Baker, Mary E. — of Brockport, Monroe County, N.Y. Postmaster at Brockport, N.Y., 1874-81. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Matthias W. — of Salem, New London County, Conn. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Salem, 1836. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Melville J. — of Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Candidate for Michigan state house of representatives from Macomb County 1st District, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Baker, Merry (b. 1937) — also known as Merry Smith — of San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex. Born in San Antonio, Bexar County, Tex., December 24, 1937. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972. Female. Methodist. Member, League of Women Voters; Common Cause. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Daughter of Rudie Smith and Thelma Smith.
  Baker, Mette A. — Libertarian. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 16th District, 2008; candidate for Texas state senate 19th District, 2010. Still living as of 2010.
  Baker, Michael — of Worthington, Armstrong County, Pa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Michael D. — of Uniontown, Fayette County, Pa. Democrat. Postmaster at Uniontown, Pa., 1885-90. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Michael Jay — of East Brunswick, Middlesex County, N.J. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1980. Still living as of 1980.
  Baker, Miles — of Marquette, Marquette County, Mich. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Miller See M. Miller Baker
  Baker, Milton G. — of Wayne, Delaware County, Pa. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1956 (alternate), 1964, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Baker, Monroe — of Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County, Ky. Republican. Candidate for Kentucky railroad commissioner 3rd District, 1979. Still living as of 1979.
  Baker, Moseley (1802-1848) — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala.; San Felipe, Austin County, Tex.; Galveston County, Tex.; Harris County, Tex. Born in Norfolk, Va., September 20, 1802. Lawyer; member of Alabama state house of representatives, 1829; served in the Texas Army during the Texas War of Independence; member of Texas Republic House of Representatives, 1836, 1838-39; defeated, 1841; candidate for Texas Republic Senate, 1842. Died, of yellow fever, in Houston, Harris County, Tex., November 4, 1848 (age 46 years, 45 days). Original interment somewhere in Houston, Tex.; reinterment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  Baker, Moses — of Campton, Grafton County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate 12th District, 1794-1800. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Moses — of Edgecombe County, N.C. Member of North Carolina house of commons from Edgecombe County, 1819-20, 1822-23, 1825, 1829. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Moses — of Somersworth, Strafford County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire Governor's Council, 1838-40. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Nancy — of Rochester, Olmsted County, Minn. Democrat. Postmaster at Rochester, Minn., 1857-58. Female. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Nancy Kassebaum See Nancy Landon Kassebaum
  Baker, Nathan H. — of Indiana. Independence League candidate for U.S. Representative from Indiana 8th District, 1908. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Nathan R. — of Huntington, Cabell County, W.Va. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from West Virginia, 1960. Still living as of 1960.
  Baker, Nathaniel Bradley (1818-1876) — also known as Nathaniel B. Baker — of New Hampshire; Iowa. Born in Henniker, Merrimack County, N.H., September 29, 1818. Lawyer; newspaper publisher; member of New Hampshire state house of representatives, 1850; Governor of New Hampshire, 1854-55; member of Iowa state house of representatives, 1859; Adjutant General of Iowa, 1861-76. Died in Des Moines, Polk County, Iowa, September 11, 1876 (age 57 years, 348 days). Interment at Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa.
  Relatives: Second cousin thrice removed of Jonah Howe and Gardner Howe; fourth cousin once removed of Charles Augustus Eldredge (1820-1896) and Marshall Otis Howe.
  Political family: Howe family of Massachusetts.
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Nelson See J. Nelson Baker
Newton D. Baker Baker, Newton Diehl (1871-1937) — also known as Newton D. Baker — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Born in Martinsburg, Berkeley County, W.Va., December 3, 1871. Democrat. Private secretary to U.S. Postmaster General William L. Wilson, 1896-97; lawyer; mayor of Cleveland, Ohio, 1912-15; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1912 (speaker), 1916, 1924 (member, Platform and Resolutions Committee), 1928; U.S. Secretary of War, 1916-21; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1932. Episcopalian. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society; Phi Gamma Delta; Society of the Cincinnati. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, December 25, 1937 (age 66 years, 22 days). Interment at Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio.
  Relatives: Son of Newton Diehl Baker and Mary (Dukehart) Baker; married, July 5, 1902, to Elizabeth Wells Leopold.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Image source: Time Magazine, November 14, 1927
  Baker, Nicholas (born c.1937) — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky. Born about 1937. Democrat. Member of Kentucky state senate 38th District, 1970-77. Still living as of 2000.
  Relatives: Nephew of Gene C. Baker (1915?-1956).
  Baker, Nicholas J. — also known as Nick Baker — of McKees Rocks, Allegheny County, Pa. Burgess of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania, 1937. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married to Teresa May; father of Catherine Baker Knoll (1930-2008); grandfather of Mina Baker Knoll.
  Political family: Knoll-Baker family of McKees Rocks, Pennsylvania.
  Baker, Nick See Nicholas J. Baker
  Baker, Nicole — of Clinton, Clinton County, Iowa. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Iowa, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.


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