Member

Sessions

Sessions Office Position District Party
1915-1916 Representative Republican
1917-1918 Representative Republican
Counties Washington

Biography

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 California University of Pennsylvania); teacher (7 years); attorney; deputy recorder of deeds, Washington County (1891-1893); elected, council, city of Washington (7 years); elected, school board, city of Washington; solicitor, city of 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 the city of Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania; interred, Washington Cemetery, Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania.