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Baker, Robert B

Transcribed from the book "History of Warrick County" by Goodspeed, Chicago: Goodspeed Bros., 1885, p. 135, submitted by Judy.

Robert B. Baker, the son of Lewis A. Baker, a sketch of whom precedes this, is a native of this county, his birth occurring June 24, 1861. He was reared on a farm in Boon Township , securing in early youth the ordinary country school education, afterward entering the Boonville graded schools, where he obtained a more extensive knowledge of the English branches, including mathematics, etc. On the 23d of February, 1882 , he was untied in marriage with Miss Sadie E. Hinman, a daughter of J. D. Hinman, a prominent early settler of Warrick County. He farmed in these township until August, 1883,when he moved to Boonville and embarked in the agricultural implement business in connection with his father, at which he is at present engaged. This firm have the leading trade of their line in the county and are among the most enterprising firms of Boonville. Mr. Baker is one of the most active younger members of the Democratic party in the county. His wife is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church.



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