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Pennsylvania State Senate

Jesse Matlack Baker


Session Office Position District Party
1893-1894 9 Republican
1895-1896 9 Republican
 Counties   Delaware


1855 - 1913

Attorney and Real Estate Investor from Media, Pa.; son of Jesse and Phebe (Bishop) Matlack, Born March 1, 1854, Parkesburg, Chester County; private and public schools; Pennsylvania Military Academy; United States Military Academy, West Point; school teacher for five years in Chester and Delaware County; studied Law under VG Robinson, Media, Pa., Delaware County Bar, 1880; Served as an officer in the National Guard since 1877; rank of major in the Spanish American War; member of the House 1889-1891; Senate, 1893-1896,  and District Attorney.  He married Courtenay -------- of West Chester;  Interred in Media Cemetery, Media, Pennsylvania; died July 30, 1913.