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John Baker
Birth: unknown
Frederick County
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 18, 1823
Shepherdstown
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA

U.S. Congressman. Born in 1769, he attended Washington College Virginia, studied law, was admitted to the bar and practiced law in Berkeley County, Virginia. He was a member of the Virginia State House of Delegates, (1798-99) and was one of the attorneys who defended Aaron Burr when he was tried for treason. In 1811, he was elected as a Federalist to the Twelfth Congress, serving until 1813. After his term, he resumed the practice of law and was Commonwealth attorney for Jefferson County, Virginia, until his death at age 54. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Old Episcopal Graveyard
Shepherdstown
Jefferson County
West Virginia, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 25, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7618692
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