History of the Federal Judiciary


  Biographical Directory of Federal Judges
Baker, John Harris
Born February 28, 1832, in Parma Township, NY
Died October 21, 1915, in Goshen, IN

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, District of Indiana
Nominated by Benjamin Harrison on March 24, 1892, to a seat vacated by William A. Woods. Confirmed by the Senate on March 29, 1892, and received commission on March 29, 1892. Service terminated on December 8, 1902, due to retirement.

Education:
Wesleyan University, A.M., 1879

Professional Career:
Private practice, Goshen, Indiana 1857-1875, 1881-1892
State senator, Indiana, 1862
U.S. representative from Indiana, 1875-1881

 

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