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Milton W. Baker

Full Name: Milton W. Baker
Birth date: March 22, 1830
Death date: September 15, 1870

Terms of Service

  • House, 10th Legislature
    11/2/1863 - 8/6/1866

Biographical Notes and Resources

Other Resources

  • 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 .
  • 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.

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