Sam Aaron Baker

Sam Aaron Baker

Patterson, Wayne County, Missouri, USA
Death 16 Sep 1933 (aged 58)
Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Burial Jefferson City, Cole County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section 4
Memorial ID 6732851 · View Source
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Missouri Governor. Educated at Southeast Missouri State Teachers' College, earned a law degree at Missouri Valley College, then had a career as a teacher, plus principal and superintendent in several different districts, (1919-23). In 1924, he was elected as a Republican the 37th Governor of Missouri, serving until 1929. As Governor, banking reform legislation was sanctioned; funding was secured for road improvements and transportation developments were promoted. After his term, he retired from political life and died of a stroke at age 58.

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