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Robert W. Baker Robert W. Baker
Full Name: Robert W. Baker
Date of birth: July 25, 1921
Date of death: December 11, 1987

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
S 6 Jan 13, 1959 - Jan 8, 1963 57th   56th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-4 Jan 8, 1957 - Jan 13, 1959 55th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-4 Jan 11, 1955 - Jan 8, 1957 54th   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
H 22-4 Jan 13, 1953 - Jan 11, 1955 53rd   Democrat Houston / Harris   Harris
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Biographical Sketches
  • Memorial, July 1988, p. 758. Texas Bar Journal.
  • Military Service Notes
  • United States Army Air Corps, 1st Lieutenant, World War II. Military grave marker, Robert W. Baker. Find a Grave.
  • United States Army Air Corps. Photo and salute. With Honor and Gratitude: A Special Thank You to Our Texas Senate Members Who Served Our Country, 2017.
  • Other Resources
  • Robert W. Baker, birth date 7/25/1921, death date 12/11/1987, interment in Bryan City Cemetery, Brazos County. Find a Grave.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. Robert W. Baker, 53rd Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert W. Baker, 54th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert W. Baker, 55th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert W. Baker, 56th Legislature, Texas Yearbook, 56th Legislature
  • Photograph. Robert W. Baker, 56th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Robert W. Baker, 57th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 56th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 57th session composite photo of Senate members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GE.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 53rd session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 54th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • 55th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.C1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    57th R.S. - 1961
    Banking (Chair) 
    Bay Development and Use (Chair) 
    Beach Development  
    Counties, Cities and Towns  
    Insurance  
    Legislative, Congressional and Judicial Districts  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Privileges and Elections  
    Public Health  
    Screwworm Eradication  
    State Affairs  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    56th R.S. - 1959
    Banking  
    Beach Development (Chair) 
    Counties, Cities and Towns (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Nominations  
    Oil and Gas  
    Public Health  
    Radiation  
    State Affairs  
    Texas Commission on City and County Governments  
    Transportation  
    Water and Conservation  
    55th R.S. - 1957
    Common Carriers  
    Congressional and Legislative Districts  
    Local and Uncontested Bills (Chair) 
    Oil, Gas and Mining  
    Public Lands and Buildings  
    54th R.S. - 1955
    Banks and Banking  
    Common Carriers  
    Insurance  
    Oil, Gas, and Mining  
    Public Health (Chair) 
    53rd R.S. - 1953
    El Paso Investigating  
    Examination of Comptroller's and Treasurer's Accounts (Vice Chair) 
    Insurance  
    Public Health  
    Revenue and Taxation  
    School Districts  
     

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