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  Baker, Howard H.
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AffiliationRepublican  
 
NameHoward H. Baker
Address
Knoxville, Tennessee , United States
EmailNone
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Born January 12, 1902
DiedJanuary 07, 1964 (61 years)
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Last ModifedRBH
Jan 04, 2015 03:46pm
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Info born in Somerset, Pulaski County, Ky., January 12, 1902; moved with his parents to Huntsville, Scott County, Tenn.; attended the public schools of Scott and Knox Counties, Tenn.; was graduated from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville in 1922 and from its law school in 1924; was admitted to the Tennessee bar in 1923 and commenced the practice of law in Huntsville, Tenn.; publisher of a weekly newspaper in Huntsville, Tenn.; served in the Tennessee house of representatives in 1929 and 1930; member of Scott County Board of Education in 1931 and 1932; attorney general of the nineteenth judicial circuit of Tennessee 1934-1948; vice president and general counsel of the Oneida & Western Railroad Co., in 1945; member of the board of directors, First National Bank of Oneida, Tenn.; unsuccessful Republican candidate for Governor in 1938 and for United States Senator in 1940; delegate to the Republican National Conventions in 1940, 1948, 1952, and 1956; elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second and to the six succeeding Congresses and served from January 3, 1951, until his death in Knoxville, Tenn., January 7, 1964; interment in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.


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FAMILY
Wife Irene Baker 00, 1935-Jan 07, 1964
Son Howard H. Baker, Jr. 1925-2014
Granddaughter Cissy Baker 1956-

INFORMATION LINKS
RACES
  11/06/1962 TN District 2 Won 70.53% (+41.05%)
  11/08/1960 TN District 2 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1958 TN - District 02 Won 67.70% (+35.55%)
  11/06/1956 TN District 02 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1954 TN - District 02 Won 58.04% (+16.09%)
  11/04/1952 TN - District 02 Won 68.95% (+37.90%)
  11/07/1950 TN - District 02 Won 52.19% (+4.38%)
  08/03/1950 TN District 2 - R Primary Won 67.76% (+35.51%)
  11/05/1940 TN US Senate Lost 29.19% (-41.62%)
  11/08/1938 TN Governor Lost 28.28% (-43.44%)
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