Joe H. Baker

Josiah Hamilton Baker

Full Name: Josiah Hamilton "Joe" Baker
Date of birth: April 24, 1875
Date of death: February 28, 1945

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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

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House District 34
Jan 8, 1929 - Jan 13, 1931
Legislatures: 41st  
Party: Democrat
Home City/County: Quitman / Wood
Counties in district: Wood

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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 1900 - Josiah H. Baker, Wood County, age 25, born April 1875 in Georgia, farmer, wife Mary A. Baker.
    Census of 1910 - Josiah H. Baker, Quitman, Wood County, age 35, born circa 1875 in Georgia, farmer, wife Mary A. Baker.
    Census of 1920 - Joe H. Baker, Wood County, age 44, born circa 1876 in Georgia, farmer, wife Mary A. Baker.
    Census of 1930 - J.H. Baker, Quitman, Wood County, age 54, farmer, wife Mary A. Baker.
    Census of 1940 - Joe H. Baker, Wood County, age 64, farmer, wife Eula Baker. FamilySearch. 1900 1910 1920 1930 1940
  • Rev. Joe H. Baker, birth date 4/24/1875 in Georgia; death date 2/28/1945 in Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; residence in Quitman; minister. FamilySearch Texas Deaths, 1890-1976.
  • Joshiah Hamilton Baker, birth date 4/24/1875; home address in Quitman, Wood County, Texas; farming and minister; nearest relative Mrs. Mary A. Baker, Quitman, Wood County; draft registration 9/12/1918 in Wood County. FamilySearch United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.
  • Joe H. Baker (1875-1945) burial 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.


  • Photograph. Joe H. Baker, 41st Legislature, State Preservation Board

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41st R.S. - 1929
Congressional Districts  
Federal Relations  
Game and Fisheries  
Liquor Traffic  
Public Health  

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