Stephen Baker (New York)
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 12th district
March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863
|Preceded by||Charles L. Beale|
|Succeeded by||John H. Ketcham|
|Born||August 12, 1819
New York City, New York
|Died||June 9, 1875 (aged 55)
Elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress, Baker was a U.S. Representative for the twelfth district of New York from March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1863. After his term in office, he 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, Baker died on June 9, 1875 (age 55 years, 301 days). He is interred at the Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, New York. His son, also named Stephen Baker, was the President and Chairman of the Board of the Bank of the Manhattan Company, the earliest predecessor of Chase Bank, and an associate of John D. Rockefeller, Jr..
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|United States House of Representatives|
Charles L. Beale
|Representative of the 12th Congressional District of New York
March 4, 1861 to March 3, 1863
John H. Ketcham
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