Baker, Newton Diehl

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Born: Dec 03, 1871 AD
Died: 1937 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Mayors, Politician


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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