She was also active in the Congressional Union for Women"s Suffrage. She was born on July 24, 1871 as Abby Pearce Scott in Louisville, Kentucky to Robert Nicholson Scott (1838-1887) and Elizabeth Goodale Casey (1844-1912). In 1914 she served as treasurer of the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage.
Baker maintained an intense travel schedule before and during the campaign season for the 1920 presidential election, shuttling between the campaign headquarters of Warren G. Harding in Ohio and James M. Cox in Tennessee, building close relationships with both candidates.
Baker"s indefatigable efforts drew a great deal of media attention, and helped to normalize the presence of women in the political sphere in the public imagination. She died on May 13, 1944 in Washington, District of Columbia.