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Junior Order
Politician members in Missouri

  Harry H. Baker (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.
  Walter Christian Ploeser (1907-1993) — also known as Walter C. Ploeser — of St. Louis, Mo. Born in St. Louis, Mo., January 7, 1907. Republican. Insurance business; member of Missouri state house of representatives from St. Louis City 1st District, 1931-32; candidate for Missouri state senate 29th District, 1936; U.S. Representative from Missouri 12th District, 1941-49; defeated, 1948; U.S. Ambassador to Paraguay, 1957-59; Costa Rica, 1970-72. Member, Freemasons; Junior Order; Lions. Died November 17, 1993 (age 86 years, 314 days). Interment at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, Mo.
  Relatives: Married to Dorothy Mohrig.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — Find-A-Grave memorial
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