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BAKER, Richard Hugh, a Representative from Louisiana; born in New Orleans, Orleans
Parish, La., May 22, 1948; graduated from University High School; B.A.,
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, La., 1971; member of the Louisiana
state house of representatives, 1972-1986; elected as a Republican to the One
Hundredth and to the ten succeeding Congresses until his resignation February
2, 2008 (January 3, 1987-February 2, 2008).