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Stephen Baker (August 12, 1819 – June 9, 1875) was a U.S. Representative from New York during the American Civil War.


Baker was born in New York City, New York and attended the common schools. He engaged as importer and jobber in woolen goods. He moved to Poughkeepsie, New York, in 1850.

Baker was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh Congress (March 4, 1861 – March 3, 1863). Abandoned active business pursuits and lived in retirement until his death, while en route to California for his health, on a train near Ogden, Utah, June 9, 1875. He was interred in the Rural Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, New York.


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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York

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