Howard Baker

4 September 1896–15 June 1965 (Age 68)
Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Howard

When Howard Baker was born on 4 September 1896, in Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Hamilton Simon Baker, was 28 and his mother, Christina Sorensen, was 28. He married Una Mozelle McCombs on 30 March 1927, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 15 June 1965, in Deweyville, Box Elder, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mendon City Cemetery, Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Howard Baker
Una Mozelle McCombs
Marriage: 30 March 1927
Joyce Baker
Norma Baker Myers

Spouse and Children

30 March 1927
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States



    Norma Baker Myers


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World Events (8)

1897 · The Amalgamated Sugar Company

Age 1

The Amalgamated Sugar Company was founded in Logan and later moved to Boise. The company was formed by the combination of two other sugar companies, the Ogden Sugar Company and the Logan Sugar Company. During 1902, the company reported processing over 10,500 tons of sugar from 97,000 tons of sugar beets.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name, from Middle English bakere, Old English bæcere, a derivative of bacan ‘to bake’. It may have been used for someone whose special task in the kitchen of a great house or castle was the baking of bread, but since most humbler households did their own baking in the Middle Ages, it may also have referred to the owner of a communal oven used by the whole village. The right to be in charge of this and exact money or loaves in return for its use was in many parts of the country a hereditary feudal privilege. Compare Miller . Less often the surname may have been acquired by someone noted for baking particularly fine bread or by a baker of pottery or bricks.2 Americanized form of cognates or equivalents in many other languages, for example German Bäcker, Becker; Dutch Bakker, Bakmann; French Boulanger. For other forms see Hanks and Hodges ( 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Howard Baker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Howard Baker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Howard Baker Baker, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

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