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Walter Stephan Baring

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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.

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