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William Henry Baker

  • Birth 17 Jan 1827 Lenox, Madison County, New York, USA
  • Death 25 Nov 1911 Constantia, Oswego County, New York, USA
  • Burial Constantia, Oswego County, New York, USA
  • Memorial ID 7575267

U.S. Congressman. He attended the Red Creek and Mexico Academies, studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1851 and commenced to practice law in Cleveland, New York. He was Oswego County District Attorney, (1863-70). In 1875, he was elected as a Republican to the Forty-fourth and Forty-fifth Congresses, serving until 1879. Declining to be a candidate for re-nomination, he practiced law and engaged in agricultural pursuits, until his death at age 84.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 14 Jun 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7575267
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Henry Baker (17 Jan 1827–25 Nov 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7575267, citing Trinity Church Cemetery, Constantia, Oswego County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .