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Lucien Baker

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Preceded by  John Martin
Succeeded by  Joseph R. Burton
Party  Republican Party
Name  Lucien Baker
Political party  Republican

Lucien Baker
Born  June 8, 1846 Cleveland, Ohio (1846-06-08)
Alma mater  University of Michigan Law School
Role  Member of the United States Senate
Died  June 21, 1907, Leavenworth, Kansas, United States
Education  University of Michigan, Adrian College, University of Michigan Law School

Lucien Baker (June 8, 1846 – June 21, 1907) was a United States Senator from Kansas.

Baker was born near Cleveland, Ohio and moved with his parents to Morenci, Michigan. There he attended the public schools and graduated from Adrian College and from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

He was admitted to the bar in 1868 and commenced practice in Leavenworth, Kansas in 1869. From 1872 to 1874, he was a city attorney of Leavenworth.

From 1893 to 1895, he was a member of the State Senate and was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate. He served from March 4, 1895 to March 3, 1901 but was an unsuccessful candidate for renomination. He was the chairman of the Committee on Civil Service and Retrenchment (Fifty-sixth Congress)

Afterward his term in the Senate, he resumed the practice of law in Leavenworth, where he died on June 21, 1907; he is interred in Mount Muncie Cemetery.

He was the brother of John Harris Baker.

References

Lucien Baker Wikipedia


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