Milton W. Baker

Full Name: Milton W. Baker
Date of birth: March 22, 1830
Date of death: September 15, 1870

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Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 52 Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866 10th     Chappell Hill / Washington   Fayette, Washington

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House District 52
Nov 2, 1863 - Aug 6, 1866
Legislatures: 10th  
Home City/County: Chappell Hill / Washington
Counties in district: Fayette, Washington

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Other Resources

  • Milton Baker mentioned, pp. 31, 69-70. "Austin [Clay] Baker with his brother Milton ran a paint shop in Chappell Hill before the war." "Milton Baker, whose two younger brothers were gathering glory as part of Terry's Texas Rangers, enlisted with Wallis [John Wallis, Captain of Company B, Elmore's Regiment]. However, the long-time alderman of Chappell Hill soon found a substitute in John Martin and went to Austin to serve in the Texas Legislature." [citing Chappell Hill Historical Society] The Confederates of Chappell Hill, Texas: Prosperity, Civil War and Decline, 2005.
  • Census of 1860 - M.W. Baker, Chappell Hill, Washington County, age 30, born circa 1830 in Kentucky, book keeper, in household with Mary Baker.
    M.W. Baker married M.E. Holler, 7/26/1854 in Washington County. Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965. FamilySearch. 1860 Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965
  • M.W. Baker, birth date 3/22/1830, death date 9/15/1870, burial in Old City Cemetery, Galveston, Galveston County. Find a Grave.
  • Obituary, M.W. Baker, "Local News and Views," 10/23/1870, p. 3. "In 1862 he was elected to represent the counties of Washington and Fayette in the Legislature of Texas." Born 3/22/1830 in Caldwell County, Kentucky. Galveston Daily News.

Committee Information top

10th R.S. - 1863
Internal Improvements  
Stores and Storing  

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