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 David Jewett Baker

David Jewett Baker

Birth
East Haddam, Middlesex County, Connecticut, USA
Death 6 Aug 1869 (aged 76)
Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Burial Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Plot Old Yard Section, Lot 96
Memorial ID 22507 · View Source
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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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  • Added: 24 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22507
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Jewett Baker (7 Sep 1792–6 Aug 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22507, citing Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .