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Joe H. Baker Joe H. Baker
Full Name: Joe H. Baker
Date of birth: April 24, 1875
Date of death: February 28, 1945

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 34 Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931 41st   Democrat Quitman / Wood   Wood
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, "J.H. Baker Rites Held," 3/3/1945. "Rev. J.H. Baker, retired Baptist minister of Quitman, Wood County, and former state legislator . . . " Dallas Morning News.
  • Census of 1920 - Joe H. Baker, Wood County, age 44, born circa 1876 in Georgia, farmer, spouse Mary A. Baker.
    Census of 1930 - J.H. Baker, Quitman, Wood County, age 54, farmer, spouse Mary A. Baker.
    Census of 1940 - Joe H. Baker, Wood County, age 64, farmer, spouse Eula Baker. FamilySearch. 1920 1930 1940
  • Rev. Joe H. Baker, birth date 4/24/1875 in Georgia, death date 2/28/1945 in Dallas, residence in Quitman, minister. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Josiah H. "Joe" Baker (Joe H. Baker on grave marker), birth date 4/24/1875 in Georgia, death date 2/28/1945, interment in Ingram Cemetery, Wood County with spouse Mary A. Baker. Find a Grave.
  • Baker, Joe H. (born circa 1875) — of Quitman, Wood County, Tex. Born in Georgia. Minister; farmer; member of Texas state house of representatives 34th District, 1929. Burial location unknown. Political Graveyard: a Database of Historic Cemeteries.
  • Rev. Joe H. Baker, Wood County representative, "Rep. Baker Wants to Repeal Search and Seizure Act (Editorial)," The Mineola Monitor, 1/24/1929, p. 1, crediting the Mineola Memorial Library. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • 41st Legislature (1929) - Joe H. Baker, postoffice Quitman, nativity Georgia, age 54, minister and farmer. Texas Legislative Manual.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Joe H. Baker,41st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 41st session composite photo of House members (3rd floor back hall, east wall. 3W.C1). State Preservation Board.
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