Home About Chat Users Issues Party Candidates Polling Firms Media News Polls Calendar Key Races United States President Senate House Governors International

New User Account
"A historical political resource." 
Email: Password:

  Baker, William Benjamin
CANDIDATE DETAILS
AffiliationRepublican   
NameWilliam Benjamin Baker
Address
Aberdeen, Maryland , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born July 22, 1840
DiedMay 17, 1911 (70 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedRBH
Jan 05, 2015 08:37pm
Tags
InfoBAKER, William Benjamin, a Representative from Maryland; born near Aberdeen, Harford County, Md., July 22, 1840; attended the common schools and was privately tutored; engaged in agricultural pursuits until 1872, when he became interested in the canning industry, and later in banking; delegate to several State and congressional conventions; member of the State house of delegates in 1881; served in the State senate in 1893; elected as a Republican to the Fifty-fourth, Fifty-fifth, and Fifty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1895-March 3, 1901); was not a candidate for renomination in 1900; resumed the canning business; died in Aberdeen, Md., May 17, 1911; interment in Baker’s Cemetery.

[Link]

JOB APPROVAL POLLS

BOOKS
Title Purchase Contributor

EVENTS
Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor

DISCUSSION
Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/08/1910 MD District 2 Lost 46.18% (-6.01%)
  11/05/1901 MD State Senate - Harford County Lost 0.00% (-100.00%)
  11/08/1898 MD District 2 Won 48.37% (+0.86%)
  11/03/1896 MD District 2 Won 53.62% (+10.09%)
  11/06/1894 MD District 2 Won 47.98% (+0.48%)
ENDORSEMENTS