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John Harris Baker
Birth: Feb. 28, 1832
Parma
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 21, 1915
Goshen
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA

U.S. Congressman. Moving with his family to Ohio, he taught school while attending Wesleyan University, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1857, then relocated to Goshen, Indiana and practiced law. He was a member of the Indiana State Senate in 1862 and was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth, Forty-fifth and Forty-sixth Congresses, serving (1875-81). Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he resumed the practice of law and was appointed by President Harrision, Judge of the United States District Court for Indiana, serving (1892-1904). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Harriet E. Defrees Baker (1839 - 1920)*
 
 Children:
  Francis Elisha Baker (1860 - 1924)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakridge Cemetery
Goshen
Elkhart County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Aug 19, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7779040
John Harris Baker
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