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.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Anthony Howard Baker, 49, kept his victim in a caravan at the scrapyard he ran in Neath and held him virtual prisoner for more than two years through violence and intimidation.
Reedy's uncle, 56-year-old Danny Reedy; 48-year-old Daryl Kimbrough; and two brothers-in-law from Hillside, 53-year-old Ronald Scales and 58-year-old Howard Baker; have been charged with conspiracy to possess and distribute a controlled substance.
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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.
"With text fraud alerts, the minute we detect any suspicious debit or credit card activity on the account, we send a text message asking for verification of the transaction," Howard Baker, executive vice president and chief risk officer for the credit union, said.
BILLINGHAM-BORN author Howard Baker has made a dream come true by publishing his first novel.
It was a Republican senator (Howard Baker of Tennessee) who formally asked "What did the president know and when did he know it?''
Howard Baker Jr., Republican of Tennessee, died June 26 at the age of 88.
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