Henry Moore Baker
Henry Moore Baker
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from New Hampshire's 2nd district
March 4, 1893 – March 3, 1897
|Preceded by||Warren F. Daniell|
|Succeeded by||Frank Gay Clarke|
|Member of the New Hampshire Senate|
|Born||January 11, 1841|
Bow, New Hampshire
|Died||May 30, 1912 (aged 71)|
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College, 1863; Columbian Law School) University, Washington, D.C., 1866.|
|Branch/service||Judge Advocate General, New Hampshire National Guard|
|Years of service||1886 - 1887|
Born in Bow, New Hampshire, near the capital city of Concord, Baker attended state common schools as well as Pembroke, Tilton, and Hopkinton Academies. He graduated from the New Hampshire Conference Seminary in 1859, Dartmouth College in 1863, and the law school of Columbian (now George Washington) University, Washington, D.C., in 1866.
After leaving government service, Baker stayed in Washington, D.C., to practice law. From 1886 to 1887, he served as Judge Advocate General of the National Guard of New Hampshire with the rank of brigadier general.
In 1891 and 1892, Baker held a seat in the New Hampshire Senate until he was elected to be a Republican member of New Hampshire's delegation to the national House of Representatives. He served in the Fifty-third and Fifty-fourth Congresses (March 3, 1893 – March 3, 1897) but was not renominated in 1896.
After losing his Congressional seat, he once again practiced law in Washington, D.C., although he remained a legal resident of his hometown of Bow, New Hampshire. However, from 1905 to 1909, he was a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives.
He died in Washington, D.C., on May 30, 1912, and was buried in Alexander Cemetery in his hometown.
- United States Congress. "Henry Moore Baker (id: B000061)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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