Baker, Howard H., Jr.

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Baker, Howard H. (Henry), Jr.

(1925–  ) U.S. senator; born in Huntsville, Tenn. From a prominent political family, he served in the U.S. Senate (Rep., Tenn.; 1967–87). He won fame in 1973 as the ranking Republican on the Senate committee investigating the Watergate scandal. Senate minority leader (1977–81) and majority leader (1981–85), he served as President Reagan's chief of staff (1987–88), but never realized his own presidential ambitions. He left public office to practice law.
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Before that it was Benjamin Howard Baker - a keeper so celebrated in 1920s football that trains from London were stopped specially at his nearest station in Merseyside to let him off - who was the last to move between clubs.
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When he got to the Senate, Howard Baker was the Republican leader and became one of the few.
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Shapiro's narrative makes frequent reference to events from the Mansfield years, but his focus falls on the last years of the Great Senate, starting in 1977 as senators Robert Byrd and Howard Baker assumed the majority and minority leadership and "outsider" Jimmy Carter became president.
Next, he delivered remarks about Tennessee's rapid progress and urgent challenges at the University of Tennessee's Howard Baker Center for Public Policy.
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One of Merseyside's most celebrated all-rounders, goalkeeper Howard Baker kept a clean sheet for Everton in a 1926 derby, won 10 England amateur caps and two more for the senior side .