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 Irene <I>Bailey</I> Baker

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Irene Bailey Baker Famous memorial

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

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).

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Dr. Bob Schneider
  • Added: 15 Jul 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 14939664
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/14939664/irene-baker: accessed ), memorial page for Irene Bailey Baker (17 Nov 1901–2 Apr 1994), Find a Grave Memorial ID 14939664, citing Sherwood Chapel and Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .