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Andrew Jackson Baker
Full Name: Andrew Jackson Baker
Date of birth: September 4, 1842
Date of death: June 20, 1912

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 80 Jan 13, 1891 - Jan 10, 1893 22nd (1)   Democrat San Angelo / Tom Green   Crockett, Edwards, El Paso, Menard, Pecos, Presidio, Tom Green

(1) Democrat. Biennial Report of the Secretary of State of the State of Texas: List of Senators and Representatives.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Biographical Sketches
  • BAKER, ANDREW JACKSON (1842-1912). Birth date 9/4/1942 in Granada, Mississippi; death date 6/21/1912 in Los Angeles, California. Also served in Mississippi Legislature after the Civil War. Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Obituary and photo, Col. Andrew Jackson Baker, "Col. A.J. Baker Is Laid to Rest," San Antonio Express, 6/25/1912, p. 3, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. Death date Thursday night, 6/20/1912, in Los Angeles. Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
  • Biographical sketch, A.J. Baker, Commissioner of the General Land Office, p. 13. Texas State Government: A Volume of Biographical Sketches and Passing Comment, 25th Legislature, 1897.
  • Military Service Notes
  • Confederate States Army, Captain; Private, Company A, 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment. Andrew Jackson Baker, living in San Angelo 1910, attended University of Mississippi, class of 1864; postwar: Mississippi state legislature; trustee, University of Mississippi; commissioner, General Land Office, Austin, Texas; Texas state legislator. U.S., Confederate Officers Card Index, 1861-1865. Ancestry.com.
  • Other Resources
  • Andrew Jackson Baker, age 69, born circa 1843 in Mississippi, death date 6/20/1912 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, father Jesse R. Baker, mother Martha Galbert. FamilySearch. California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994.
  • Andrew J. Baker, birth date 9/4/1842, death date 6/20/1912, burial in Fairmount Cemetery, San Angelo, Tom Green County. Find a Grave.
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 22nd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, north wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    22nd R.S. - 1891
    Congress of the Western and Southwestern States and Territories, Attend  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Jefferson Davis  
    Judiciary No. 1  
    Mining and Minerals (Chair) 
    Privileges and Elections (Chair) 
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    Representation and Apportionment on Senatorial and Representative Districts  

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