David Martin Baker

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David Martin Baker (October 11, 1923 Clarksburg, Harrison County, WV - April 27, 2010[1]) was a Republican member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Cabell County, 1953, 1957–58, with defeats in 1954 and 1958. In 1967 he was the vice-chair of West Virginia Republican Party. He lived in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia.

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Baker served in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II. He was a lawyer and served as a judge on the West Virginia Court of Claims (1990–2005).He was named a fellow of the West Virginia Bar Foundation in 2004[2] and served as president of the Lawyer-Pilots Bar association.[3] Additionally he was a member of the American Legion, the Elks, and Phi Delta Phi. He was among a few Jewish members ever serving in the West Virginia Legislature.[4]