Richard Langton Baker

Richard Langton Baker (May 14, 1870 – January 3, 1951) was a Canadian politician. Born in Strathroy, Ontario, Canada, Baker was elected to the House of Commons of Canada in 1925 as a Member of the historical Conservative Party in the riding of Toronto Northeast. He was defeated in the same riding in 1926, but, won again in 1930. He was elected in the riding of Eglinton in 1935 and defeated in 1940 as a member of the National Government coalition.

Richard Langton Baker
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Member of Parliament
for Toronto Northeast
In office
1925–1926
Preceded byriding was created in 1924 from parts of Toronto North and York South
Succeeded byNewton Manly Young
Member of Parliament
for Eglinton
In office
1930–1935
Preceded byNewton Manly Young
Succeeded byelectoral district was abolished in 1933 when it was redistributed between Eglinton, Rosedale, Spadina and St. Paul's
In office
1935–1940
Preceded byriding was created in 1933 from parts of Toronto Northeast riding
Succeeded byFrederick George Hoblitzell
Personal details
BornMay 14, 1870
Strathroy, Ontario, Canada
DiedJanuary 3, 1951
Political partyConservative
Professionmanufacturer

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