Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1935-1936 Representative Democrat
1937-1938 Representative Democrat
1939-1940 Representative Democrat
1941-1942 Representative Democrat
1943-1944 Representative Democrat
1945-1946 Representative Democrat
Counties Allegheny

Biography

03/21/1893 - 06/14/1945


BAKER, John J., a Representative from Allegheny County; born, March 21, 1893 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pa.; attended, Parochial High School and Business College; attended, Curry College; engaged as a salesman and in the meat business (17 years); assessor; chair and secretary, 17th Ward Democratic Party; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1934; elected to 5 consecutive terms thereafter; appointed, Joint Committee to Investigate the Advisability of Flood Walls to Protect Pittsburgh (1937-1938); died while in office, June 14, 1945 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.