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Baker, O to R

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, O. A. — of Shoals, Martin County, Ind. Republican. Chair of Martin County Republican Party, 1905. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Ola G. (1915-1995) — of Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich. Born January 25, 1915. Republican. Member of Michigan Republican State Central Committee, 1957. Female. Died in Hillsdale, Hillsdale County, Mich., February 16, 1995 (age 80 years, 22 days). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Oliver — of Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 2000, 2004. Still living as of 2004.
  Baker, Oran V. — of Moundsville, Marshall County, W.Va. Republican. Chair of Marshall County Republican Party, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Baker, Orlando D. — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 13th District, 1878. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Orlando Harrison (1830-1913) — also known as Orlando H. Baker — of Indianola, Warren County, Iowa. Born in Union County, Ind., September 16, 1830. College professor; newspaper editor; U.S. Consul in Copenhagen, 1892-94; Sydney, 1900-08; Sandakan, 1908-13, died in office 1913. Died, from uremia, on board the steamship Thomas, en route to San Francisco, in the North Pacific Ocean, August 6, 1913 (age 82 years, 324 days). Interment at Odd Fellows Cemetery, Indianola, Iowa.
  Relatives: Married to Mary Catherine Ridley (1837-1890).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Orville D. — of Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine. Maine state attorney general, 1885-88. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Oscar D. (1867-1947) — of Warrenville, Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Born in Ashford, Windham County, Conn., January 21, 1867. Democrat. Merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1907-08, 1915-16; defeated, 1926. Died August 27, 1947 (age 80 years, 218 days). Interment at Warrenville Cemetery, Warrenville, Ashford, Conn.
  Relatives: Married to Annie E. Buell (1874-1909).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Osmyn (1800-1875) — of Massachusetts. Born in Amherst, Hampshire County, Mass., May 18, 1800. Member of Massachusetts state house of representatives, 1833-34, 1836-37; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 1840-45. Died in Northampton, Hampshire County, Mass., February 9, 1875 (age 74 years, 267 days). Interment at Bridge Street Cemetery, Northampton, Mass.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page
  Baker, Otis — of Dover, Strafford County, N.H. Member of New Hampshire state senate from Strafford County, 1785-87. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, P. Y. — of Visalia, Tulare County, Calif. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1892. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Patricia — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004. Female. Still living as of 2004.
  Baker, Patricia Ann (b. 1929) — also known as Patricia A. Baker; Patricia Ann King — of Dallas, Dallas County, Tex. Born in St. Louis, Mo., August 23, 1929. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980. Female. Still living as of 1983.
  Relatives: Married 1949 to Harold Carl Baker.
  Baker, Patricia Ellis (b. 1938) — also known as Patricia E. Baker; Patricia Ellis — of Albion, Orleans County, N.Y. Born in Gaines, Orleans County, N.Y., November 7, 1938. Democrat. School teacher; college professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972. Female. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Otis Ellis and Ruth (Winslow) Ellis; married 1960 to Roy John Baker.
  Baker, Paula — of Renton, King County, Wash. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Washington, 1996. Female. Still living as of 1996.
  Baker, Pearl E. — also known as Mrs. C. C. Baker — of San Francisco, Calif. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from California, 1944, 1948. Female. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Peggy N. — of Hackleburg, Marion County, Ala. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Alabama, 2000, 2008. Female. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Philip P. — of Cumberland County, N.J. Democrat. Member of New Jersey state house of assembly from Cumberland County, 1882; member of New Jersey state senate from Cumberland County, 1887-89; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1888 (member, Credentials Committee). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Phillip Vernon — of Louisville, Jefferson County, Ky.; Shively, Jefferson County, Ky. Democrat. Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Kentucky 3rd District, 1974, 1976, 1978. Still living as of 1978.
  Baker, Polly: See Benjamin Franklin
  Baker, R. M. — of Hazard, Perry County, Ky. Postmaster at Hazard, Ky., 1887-89. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, R. W. (b. 1876) — of Mineola, Montgomery County, Mo. Born near Mineola, Montgomery County, Mo., October 1, 1876. Republican. Farmer; member of Missouri state house of representatives from Montgomery County, 1921-22. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Married 1915 to Eolene R. Fox.
  Baker, Ralph — of Galena, Cherokee County, Kan. Republican. Mayor of Galena, Kan.; elected 1955. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Ralph A. (1895-1978) — of Valentine, Cherry County, Neb. Born in Gordon, Sheridan County, Neb., October 2, 1895. Republican. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; rancher; chair of Cherry County Republican Party, 1956-73; delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 1960, 1964. Methodist. Member, Freemasons; Shriners; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; Farm Bureau. Died October 8, 1978 (age 83 years, 6 days). Interment at Mt. Hope Cemetery, Valentine, Neb.
  Relatives: Son of Lee R. Baker and Adelina Celestenia Baker; married, August 30, 1919, to Mary Cole (1896-1987).
  See also Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Ralph E. — of Wayne County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate in primary for circuit judge in Michigan 3rd Circuit, 1935. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Ralph H. — U.S. Vice Consul in Teheran, as of 1916. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Raymond — of Neosho, Newton County, Mo. Mayor of Neosho, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Baker, Raymond — of Montgomery County, Tex. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2012. Still living as of 2012.
  Baker, Raymond L. (1906-1999) — of Berkley, Oakland County, Mich.; Farmington, Oakland County, Mich.; Largo, Pinellas County, Fla. Born in Lake Orion, Oakland County, Mich., September 10, 1906. Republican. Pharmacist; member of Michigan state house of representatives, 1961-74 (Oakland County 4th District 1961-64, 64th District 1965-74). Protestant. Member, Elks; Exchange Club. Died January 6, 1999 (age 92 years, 118 days). Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Raymond O. (born c.1897) — of Warrenville, Ashford, Windham County, Conn. Born in Warrenville, Ashford, Windham County, Conn., about 1897. Democrat. Farmer; merchant; member of Connecticut state house of representatives from Ashford, 1919-20, 1923-24. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Raymond T. (d. 1935) — of Reno, Washoe County, Nev. Born in Eureka, Eureka County, Nev. Democrat. Mining business; banker; director, U.S. Mint, 1917-22; candidate for U.S. Senator from Nevada, 1926. Died April 28, 1935. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of George Washington Baker and Mary Agnes (Hall) Baker; married 1918 to Margaret (Emerson) Vanderbilt; married, December 4, 1928, to Delphine (Dodge) Cromwell.
  Baker, Richard — of Bountiful, Davis County, Utah. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Utah, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Baker, Richard A. — of West Newbury, Essex County, Mass. Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 6th District, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Richard G. — Democrat. Candidate for chief justice of Texas state supreme court, 2002. Still living as of 2002.
  Baker, Richard Hugh (b. 1948) — also known as Richard H. Baker — of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, La. Born in New Orleans, Orleans Parish, La., May 22, 1948. Member of Louisiana state house of representatives, 1972-86; Democratic candidate for Louisiana state senate, 1981; U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1987-2008; resigned 2008; delegate to Republican National Convention from Louisiana, 1988. Methodist. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier
  Baker, Richard M. — of Oneida, Madison County, N.Y. Postmaster at Oneida, N.Y., 1897. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Richard M. — also known as Rick M. Baker — of St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Fla. Mayor of St. Petersburg, Fla., 2001-10. Still living as of 2010.
  Baker, Rick M. See Richard M. Baker
  Baker, Robert (1862-1943) — also known as "Anti-Pass Baker" — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England, April 1, 1862. Democrat. Candidate for New York state assembly, 1894; U.S. Representative from New York 6th District, 1903-05; defeated, 1904, 1906. Advocate of "Single Tax" and other reforms; noted for his opposition to free railroad passes for public officials. Died in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., June 15, 1943 (age 81 years, 75 days). Interment at The Evergreens Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  Relatives: Married 1887 to Gertrude A. Zoller.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial
  Baker, Robert — of Lawrenceburg, Dearborn County, Ind. Republican. Mayor of Lawrenceburg, Ind.; elected 1942. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Robert — of Warren, Macomb County, Mich. Republican. Alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Michigan, 1984. Still living as of 1984.
  Baker, Robert H. — of Racine, Racine County, Wis. Republican. Member of Wisconsin state senate, 1873-76; mayor of Racine, Wis., 1874. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Robert J. — of Adrian, Lenawee County, Mich. Democrat. Candidate for Michigan state auditor general, 1952; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Robert J. — of Webb City, Jasper County, Mo. Republican. Mayor of Webb City, Mo., 1967. Still living as of 1967.
  Baker, Robert L. — also known as Bob Baker — American candidate for Presidential Elector for Mississippi, 1972. Still living as of 1972.
  Baker, Robert P. — of Hudson County, N.J. Republican. Candidate for New Jersey state house of assembly from Hudson County, 1959. Still living as of 1959.
  Baker, Robert V. — of Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wis. Republican. Postmaster at Kenosha, Wis., 1911-15. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Robert William (b. 1924) — also known as Robert W. Baker — of Worcester, Worcester County, Mass. Born in Brookline, Norfolk County, Mass., July 30, 1924. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; psychologist; university professor; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1968, 1972. Member, American Psychological Association; American Association of University Professors; American Civil Liberties Union. Still living as of 1973.
  Relatives: Son of Chauncey William Baker and Marion (Power) Baker; married, December 29, 1951, to Rita Agnes Knox.
  Baker, Roland Morris — of Boston, Suffolk County, Mass. Democrat. Postmaster at Boston, Mass., 1920-29. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Rosalyn H. — also known as Roz Baker — of Lahaina, Island of Maui, Maui County, Hawaii. Democrat. Sporting goods merchant; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1984, 1992, 1996 (alternate), 2000 (alternate); member of Hawaii state house of representatives; elected 1988; member of Hawaii state senate; appointed 1993; elected 1994, 2002. Female. Member, Rotary; Soroptimists. Still living as of 2002.
  Baker, Ross — Republican. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 22nd District, 1962. Still living as of 1962.
  Baker, Roy — Democrat. Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 4th District, 1961. Still living as of 1961.
  Baker, Roy William (b. 1883) — also known as Roy W. Baker — of Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y. Born in Buffalo, Erie County, N.Y., March 11, 1883. U.S. Vice Consul in Edinburgh, 1919-20; Hull, 1920-21; Barcelona, 1921-29; Malaga, 1926; London, 1929; U.S. Consul in Bristol, as of 1932-43. Member, Phi Gamma Delta; Theta Nu Epsilon. Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Son of Jesse F. Baker and Franc (Roy) Baker; married, May 4, 1922, to Eugenia Holcombe.
  Baker, Roz See Rosalyn H. Baker
  Baker, Rufus L. — of Windham, Windham County, Conn. Democrat. Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1860. Burial location unknown.
  Baker, Rushern L. III — of Cheverly, Prince George's County, Md. Democrat. Member of Maryland state house of delegates District 22-B; elected 1998; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 2000, 2004, 2008. Still living as of 2008.
  Baker, Russell T. — of Maryland. U.S. Attorney for Maryland, 1978-81. Still living as of 1981.
  Baker, Ruth Sears See Ruth Baker Pratt


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