Irene <I>Bailey</I> Baker

Irene Bailey Baker

Birth
Sevierville, Sevier County, Tennessee, USA
Death 2 Apr 1994 (aged 92)
Loudon, Loudon County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 14939664 · View Source
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U.S. Congresswoman. Born in Sevierville, Tennessee, she was deputy court clerk of Sevier County, (1918-22), deputy clerk and master of Chancery Court, Sevierville, (1922-24) and Republican National Committeewoman for Tennessee, (1960-64). In 1964, she was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-eighth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Congressman Howard H. Baker, serving until 1965. Not a candidate re-nomination, she was director of the City of Knoxville Public Welfare, (1965-71).

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Dr. Bob Schneider
  • Added: 15 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14939664
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Irene Bailey Baker (17 Nov 1901–2 Apr 1994), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14939664, citing Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .