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Walter Stephan Baring

Walter Stephan Baring, American congressman. member 81st-82d Congress, 85th-93d Congresses, Nevada at large, chairman public lands subcommittee on interior committee,; Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Member American Legion.; Mason (32 degree, Shriner), Eagle; member Order Eastern Star.; Club: Sertoma.

Background

  • Baring, Walter Stephan was born on September 9, 1911 in Goldfield, Nevada, United States. Son of Walter Stephen and Emilie Louise (Froehlich) Baring.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Arts, University Nevada, 1934, high school teachers certificate.

    Career

    • Elected chairman Democratic Central Committee of Washoe County, 1936. Assemblyman from Washoe County to Nevada Legislature, 1936, 1942. Councilman 6th Ward, Reno City Council 1947.

      Associate with father in Sierra Furniture Company, Reno, 1945-1948. Member 81st-82d Congress, 85th-93d Congresses, Nevada at large, chairman public lands subcommittee on interior committee, member veterans affairs committee.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member 81st-82d Congress, 85th-93d Congresses, Nevada at large, chairman public lands subcommittee on interior committee. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Member American Legion.

    Mason (32 degree, Shriner), Eagle. Member Order Eastern Star. Club: Sertoma.

    Connections

    • Married Alma Geraldine Buchanan, January 31, 1942. Children: Walter Stephan III, William Robert, John Buchanan, Thomas Jefferson.
    • father: Walter Stephen Baring
    • mother: Emilie Louise (Froehlich) Baring
    • spouse: Alma Geraldine Buchanan
    • children: Walter Stephan III Baring
    • William Robert Baring
    • John Buchanan Baring
    • Thomas Jefferson Baring
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    Born September 9, 1911
    Died July 13, 1975
    (aged 63)
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