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Howard Henry Baker

Howard Henry Baker, American congressman. Member Tennessee Legislature, 1929-1930; member 82d to 88th United States Congresses, 2d District Tennessee,; Member American, Tennessee bar associations, Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.; Mason (32°, Shriner), Elk.; Club: Cherokee Country (Knoxville, Tennessee).

Background

  • Baker, Howard Henry was born on January 12, 1902 in Somerset, Kentucky, United States. Son of James Frances and Helen (Keen) Baker.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, University of Tennessee, 1922, Bachelor of Laws, 1924.

    Career

    • Admitted to the Tennessee bar, 1923. Chairman of the board of directors First National Bank, Oneida, Tennessee, since 1948. Attorney general, 19th Circuit Tennessee, 1934-1948.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Member Tennessee Legislature, 1929-1930. Member 82d to 88th United States Congresses, 2d District Tennessee. Member American, Tennessee bar associations, Sigma Nu, Phi Alpha Delta, Phi Kappa Phi.

    Mason (32°, Shriner), Elk. Club: Cherokee Country (Knoxville, Tennessee).

    Connections

    • Married Irene Bailey, September 15, 1935. Children: Howard H., Mary Elizabeth (Mistress William C. Wampler), Beverly Irene (Mistress Michael Patestides).
    • father: James Frances Baker
    • mother: Helen (Keen) Baker
    • spouse: Irene Bailey
    • children: Howard H. Baker
    • Mary Elizabeth Baker (Mistress William C. Wampler)
    • Beverly Irene Baker (Mistress Michael Patestides)
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    Born January 12, 1902
    Died January 7, 1964
    (aged 61)
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