Baker, Edward Dickinson, 1811-1861

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Dates:
Birth 1811-02-24
Death 1861-10-21

Biographical notes:

U.S. senator from Oregon and representative from Illinois.

From the description of Edward Dickinson Baker correspondence, 1861. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449968

Springfield, Illinois, lawyer; lieutenant, Black Hawk War; state representative, 1837-1840; state senator, 1840-1844; U.S. representative, 1845-1846, 1849-1851; colonel, Mexican War; Oregon senator, 1860-1861; colonel, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War.

From the description of Letters: Springfield, [Illinois], and Washington, [D.C.], to Henry E. Dummer, 1847 Dec. 20, 1850 May 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815254

From the description of Legal documents: 1827-1845. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815271

From the description of Note: [Washington, D.C.], to the Secretary of War, War Office, n.d. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815268

From the description of Letter: Washington, [D.C.], to Sam[ue]l Gordon, Hancock City, Illinois, 1849 Dec. 31. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815264

From the description of Letter: Galena, [Illinois], to G[eorge] W. Reeves [i.e., Rives], Paris, Illinois, 1849 May 13. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815262

From the description of Legal document: 1831 Dec. 27. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815235

From the description of Autograph: 1840 July 22. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815242

Springfield, Illinois, lawyer; lieutenant, Black Hawk War; state representative, 1837-1840; state senator, 1840-1844; U.S. representative, 1845-1846; 1849-1851; colonel, Mexican War; Oregon senator, 1860-1861; colonel, 71st Pennsylvania Infantry, Civil War.

From the description of Letter : Springfield, [Illinois], to Mrs. O[rville] H. Browning, Quincy, Illinois, 1844 Feb. 1. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 26815249

Statesman, soldier, and orator; elected as Oregon's first Republican senator in 1859.

From the description of Extract from an address, 1860 July 4. (University of Oregon Libraries). WorldCat record id: 27077416

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Subjects:

  • Lawyers
  • Legislators
  • Practice of law

Occupations:

  • Representatives, U.S. Congress--Illinois
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Oregon

Places:

  • Illinois (as recorded)
  • Oregon (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Washington (D.C.) (as recorded)
  • Illinois (as recorded)