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BAKER, William P.

BAKER, William P.
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Gift of the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress
1940–

Biography

BAKER, William P., a Representative from California; born in Oakland, Calif., June 14, 1940; attended public schools; B.S., San Jose State College, 1963; served in the United States Coast Guard Reserve, 1957-1965; businessman and farmer; budget analyst, California State department of finance, 1968-1972; executive vice president, Contra Costa Taxpayers Association, 1972-1978; member, California State assembly, 1981-1993; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and One Hundred Fourth Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 1997); was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress.

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

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External Research Collections

California State Archives

Sacramento, CA
Papers: 1981-1992, 4 cubic feet. The William Baker papers document his service while he was in the California Legislature. The collection is organized into one series: Bill Files, 1981-1992.
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