03/17/1860 - 10/03/1920

BAKER, George Plummer, a Representative from Washington County; born, March 17, 1860 in West Pike Run Township, Washington County, Pa.; graduated, Southwestern Normal School (now Pennsylvania Western University, California); teacher (7 years); attorney; deputy recorder of deeds, Washington County (1891-1893); elected, council, Washington (7 years); elected, school board, Washington; elected, solicitor, Washington; elected to the Pennsylvania House of Representatives as a Republican in 1914 and 1916; not a candidate for reelection to the House (1918); unsuccessful campaign, Pennsylvania State Senate (1918); unsuccessful campaign, judge, Washington County Orphans’ Court (1919); unsuccessful campaign as a Socialist, United States Congress (1920); died, October 3, 1920 in Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Washington Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania.

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