Back to Results

BAKER, Stephen

1819–1875

Biography

BAKER, Stephen, a Representative from New York; born in New York City, August 12, 1819; attended the common schools; engaged as importer and jobber in woolen goods; moved to Poughkeepsie, Dutchess County, N.Y., in 1850; elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861-March 3, 1863); abandoned active business pursuits and lived in retirement until his death, while en route to California for his health, on a train near Ogden, Utah, June 9, 1875; interment in the Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

[ Top ]

External Research Collections

New-York Historical Society

New York, NY
Papers: November 27, 1860. 1 letter. Finding aid in repository.
[ Top ]

Bibliography / Further Reading

Baker, Stephen. Prompt pay--the essential principle of credit. [Washingon: Towers & co., printers, 1862].

[ Top ]