Isaac Post Baker Edit Profile
Educated Central College, Fayette, Missouri.
Engaged in transportation business on Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri rivers, at St. Louis. Moved to Dak. Ty., 1880, and served for many years as superintendent Benton Transportation Company, with headquarters at Bismarck, also identified with banking, farming and commercial interests of the Northwest. Mayor of Bismarck, 1890-1891.
Member Democratic National Committee, 1892-1896. Member board directors National Rivers and Harbors Congress, since 1907. President North Dakota Agricultural Exposition, 1915.
Federal fuel administrator of North Dakota, 1917-1919. Commissioner for North Dakota to Sesquicentennial, Philadelphia, 1926.
Member Methodist Episcopal Church, South Was awarded gold medal for grass seed, alfalfa and hay, St. Louis World’s Fair, 1904.
Married Julia Franklin Barnes, January 10, 1889. Children: Benton, Frayne, Julia Franklin, Finley, Anne, Weston.