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Jess Baker Jess Alexander Baker
Full Name: Jess Alexander Baker
Date of birth: October 11, 1856
Date of death: May 18, 1921

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 97 Jan 9, 1917 - Jan 14, 1919 35th   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Erath, Hood, Somervell
H 97 Jan 12, 1915 - Jan 9, 1917 34th   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Erath, Hood, Somervell
H 76 Jan 10, 1911 - Jan 14, 1913 32nd   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Erath, Hood, Somervell
H 76 Jan 12, 1909 - Jan 10, 1911 31st (1) (2)   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Erath, Hood, Somervell
H 76 Jan 8, 1907 - Jan 12, 1909 30th   Democrat Granbury / Hood   Erath, Hood, Somervell
(1) Lists J.W. Baker of Granbury. House Journal.
(2) Democrat; roster of members of the 31st Legislature with biographical and party information. "Year Book 1909," Number 13, May-June 1910, pp. 408-415. Bulletin (Texas Department of Agriculture), 1910.
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Other Resources
  • Obituary, 5/19/1921, p. 2. Galveston Daily News.
  • Portrait, "In the Legislative Gallery," 2/3/1907, p. 6. Houston Post.
  • Occupation and religious affiliation, 34th Legislature. "Occupations of Members of Legislative House," 3/14/1915, p. 4. Galveston Daily News.
  • BAKER, JESS ALEXANDER (1856-1921). Handbook of Texas Online.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Jess Baker, 30th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jess Baker, 31st Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jess Baker, 32nd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jess Baker, 34th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Jess Baker, 35th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 30th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, east wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 31st session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, north wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 32nd session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 34th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • 35th session composite photo of House members (House chamber gallery, west wall. 3W.2). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    35th R.S. - 1917
    Banks and Banking  
    Game and Fisheries (Chair) 
    Mines and Mining (Vice Chair) 
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Buildings and Grounds  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    34th R.S. - 1915
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Labor  
    Liquor Traffic  
    Privileges, Suffrage and Elections  
    Public Lands and Land Office (Vice Chair) 
    Supreme Judicial Districts  
    32nd R.S. - 1911
    Federal Relations  
    Labor  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
    31st 1st C.S. - 1909
    Banks and Banking  
    Commerce and Manufactures (Chair) 
    Counties  
    Insurance  
    Judicial Districts  
    Penitentiaries  
    Privileges, Suffrage, and Elections  
    State Affairs  
    31st R.S. - 1909
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Counties  
    Judicial Districts  
    Mines and Mining  
    State Affairs  
    30th R.S. - 1907
    Banks and Banking  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Claims and Accounts  
    Game and Fisheries  
    Public Lands and Land Office  
     

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