Richard Baker

Richard Baker REPRepublican

American politician

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Richard BakerREPRepublican American politician
74
Years of Age
35
Years of Experience
LAResidence (state)

Richard Hugh Baker (born May 22, 1948) is an American politician and lobbyist. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1987 to 2008, representing the 6th District of Louisiana as a Republican.

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Education4 - 4 of 2
Louisiana State University
Bachelor of Arts
1971
Louisiana State University Laboratory School
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
United States House of Representatives
1987 - 2008
Representative
Louisiana State House of Representatives
1972 - 1986
Switched from Democratic to Republican Party
1986
Democratic Candidate
Louisiana State Senate
1981
Real Estate Developer
The Baker Agency
1971 - 1986
Other Experience1 - 13 of 13
Experience
East Baton Rouge Airport Commission
Experience
Central Area Homebuilders
Experience
American Legislative Exchange Conference
Experience
Southern Legislative Conference
Experience
Baton Rouge Lodge #372 Central Region Planning Commission
Member
Blackwater Methodist Church
Experience
Rural Health Care Coalition
Experience
Congressional Travel and Tourism Caucus
Experience
Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus
Experience
Congressional Soybean Caucus
Experience
Congressional Immigration Reform Caucus
Experience
Congressional Grace Caucus
Experience
Congressional Fire Services Caucus