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David Jewett Baker
Birth: Sep. 7, 1792
East Haddam
Middlesex County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1869
Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA

U.S. Senator. Graduating from Hamilton College New York, in 1816, he studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1819 and commenced to practice of law in Kaskaskia, Illinois. He was judge of Randolph County, (1827-30). He was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of John McLean and served November 12, 1830, to December 11, 1830. Not a candidate for election, he was district attorney for the district of Illinois, (1833-41) and practiced law until his death at age 76. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Bayze Baker (1768 - 1855)
  Joanna Miner Baker (1775 - 1814)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Swanwick Baker (1805 - 1900)*
 
 Children:
  Henry Southard Baker (1824 - 1897)*
  David Jewett Baker (1834 - 1899)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Jewett Baker (1792 - 1869)
  Jasper Gideon Baker (1800 - 1854)**
  Daniel Steele Baker (1822 - 1900)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Alton Cemetery
Alton
Madison County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Old Yard Section, Lot 96
 
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Record added: May 24, 2001
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- Lillie Riney
 Added: Jan. 26, 2017

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 7, 2016
Thank you for your service to our country. May you rest in peace father-in-law of my 4th cousin 5x removed.
- Patricia Williams Curry
 Added: Jul. 8, 2012
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