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Government official

Spencer Lawrence Baird, American government official. Served with infantry United States Army, 1918.; Member American Legion (post commander), Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta.; Mason.; Club: Rotary (director, delegate international convention, Rio de Janeiro).

Background

Baird, Spencer Lawrence was born on September 4, 1888 in Dodge City, Kansas, United States. Son of Joseph Charles and Josephine (Annison) Baird.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, University Kansas, 1911.

Career

Admitted to Kansas bar, 1911, Idaho, 1914, Oregon, 1927, Colorado, 1936. Practice of law, American Falls, Idaho, 1913-1926. Attorney Power Company, 1914-1918.

Associate district counsel United States Bureau Reclamation, Portland, Oregon, 1926-1935, district counsel, Denver, 1935-1941, Amarillo, Texas, 1941-1951. Chief counsel United States section International Boundary and Water Commission, El Paso, from 1951. Director Greensburg (Kansas) State Bank from 1940.

Council commissioner Boy Scouts American, Denver, Amarillo, El Paso.

Membership

Served with infantry United States Army, 1918. Member American Legion (post commander), Phi Delta Phi, Delta Tau Delta. Mason.; Club: Rotary (director, delegate international convention, Rio de Janeiro).

Connections

Married Neva Rosalie Swartwout, February 26, 1916. Children: Dorothy Ann, Josephine (Mistress Robert Smith Pine), Spencer Lawrence.

father:
Joseph Charles Baird

mother:
Josephine (Annison) Baird

spouse:
Neva Rosalie Swartwout

child:
Dorothy Ann Baird

child:
Josephine Baird (Mistress Robert Smith Pine)

child:
Spencer Lawrence Baird