Adam J. Baker

Upper Canada Russell (Ontario provincial electoral district) Ontario
Adam J. Baker
Ontario MPP
In office
Preceded byWilliam Craig
Succeeded byHonoré Robillard
Personal details
Born(1821-09-22)September 22, 1821
Osnabruck Township, County of Stormont, Upper Canada
DiedAugust 3, 1912(1912-08-03) (aged 90)
Killarney, Manitoba
Political partyConservative
Janet McDonnell
(m. 1849)

Adam Jacob Baker (September 22, 1821 – August 3, 1912) was a member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario representing Russell from 1875 to 1883 and Reeve of Osgoode Township from 1877 to 1878.

He was born in Osnabruck Township in the County of Stormont in Upper Canada, to William and Anne Eve (née Waldorff) in 1821. He manufactured barrels in the village of Metcalfe where he was also postmaster for 20 years. He married Janet McDonnell in 1849.[1]

He died August 3, 1912, in Killarney, Manitoba.[2]


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  2. ^ "Old Timer Dies", Winnipeg Free Press, Wednesday, August 07, 1912, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada