Register to update information, save favorites, post photos, news stories and comments. A LucyMe.com login allows you to edit our four websites.
Already A Member?
David J. Baker Biography »
David Jewett Baker (September 7, 1792 – August 6, 1869) was a United States Senator from Illinois. Born in East Haddam, Connecticut, he moved with his parents to Ontario County, New York and attended the common schools. In 1816 he graduated from Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He studied law, and was admitted to the Illinois bar in 1819. The first place he practiced law was Kaskaskia, Illinois.