Baker, Howard Henry, Jr., LT

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Last Rank
Lieutenant
Last Primary NEC
000X-Unknown Navy Officer Classification/ Designator
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Service Years
1943 - 1946
Lieutenant
Lieutenant

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Home State
Not Specified
Year of Birth
1925
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Huntsville, Tennessee
Last Address
Huntsville, Tennessee
Buried at Mossop Cemetery, Huntsville, Tennessee.

Date of Passing
Jun 26, 2014
 
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Unknown

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WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


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Last Known Activity

Howard Henry Baker, Jr., (son of Howard Henry Baker, stepson of Irene Bailey Baker, son-in-law of Everett Dirksen, and husband of Nancy Landon Kassebaum), a Senator from Tennessee; born in Huntsville, Scott County, Tenn., November 15, 1925; attended Tulane University, New Orleans, La., and University of the South, Sewanee, Tenn.; graduated from the University of Tennessee Law College 1949; served in the United States Navy 1943-1946; admitted to the Tennessee bar in 1949 and commenced practice; unsuccessful candidate for election to the U.S. Senate in 1964; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1966; reelected in 1972 and again in 1978, and served from January 3, 1967, to January 3, 1985; did not seek reelection; minority leader 1977-1981; majority leader 1981-1985; unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination for President of the United States in 1980; lawyer in Washington, D.C.; awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom on March 26, 1984; chief of staff to President Ronald Reagan 1987-1988; U.S. Ambassador to Japan, 2001-2005; died on June 26, 2014.

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 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 World War II
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Tulane UniversityUniversity of Tennessee, Knoxville
  1941-1943, Tulane University
  1946-1949, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
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