1871 - Born on the 3rd of December in Martinsburg, West Virginia.
He made his most indelible mark as a municipal reformer in Cleveland.
1902-1912 - Become city solicitor, he brilliantly handled most of the 55 suits.
1911 - Baker had been elected Mayor of Cleveland.
1912 - Supported Woodrow Wilson for the presidential nomination.
1913 - He was re-elected as Mayor of Cleveland.
1916 - Appointed secretary of war.
1920 - He was called the outstanding lawyer of the by Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes.
1921 - Returned to Cleveland and the law. He been as successful at the bar as he had been as a municipal reformer.
1937 - Baker died on 25th of December.
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