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 Howard Henry Baker

Howard Henry Baker

Birth
Somerset, Pulaski County, Kentucky, USA
Death 7 Jan 1964 (aged 61)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 8039146 · View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Born in Somerset, Tennessee, he graduated from the University of Tennessee, in 1922, from its law school in 1924, was admitted to the Tennessee bar and commenced the practice of law in Huntsville, Tennessee. He served in the Tennessee House of Representatives, (1929-30), was a member of Scott County Board of Education, (1931-32) and attorney general of the nineteenth judicial circuit of Tennessee, (1934-48). In 1951, he was elected as a Republican to the Eighty-second Congress and to the next six succeeding Congresses, serving until his death of a heart attack at age 61 in Knoxville, Tennessee. His son was U.S. Senator Howard Henry Baker, Jr.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Find A Grave Memorial 8039146
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Howard Henry Baker (12 Jan 1902–7 Jan 1964), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8039146, citing Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Blount County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .