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Howard Henry Baker

congressman

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.

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)