Biography of Attorney Joab Baker
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Joab Baker came to this State from Pennsylvania. He was admitted to the bar in Eaton County in 1845, and practiced for a time in Portland, Ionia Co. In the spring of 1847 he removed to be Witt, and was elected prosecuting attorney in 1850, - the first under the new constitution. When the county seat was removed to St. Johns he removed to that place, and practiced for five years. In 1862 he moved to Grand Haven, and is now living at Muskegon, where he is following his profession. He is a good advocate and a successful lawyer.


From:
History of Shiawassee and Clinton Counties, Michigan
With Illistrations and Biographical Sketches
of Their Men and Pioneers.
D. W. Ensign & Co., Philadelphia 1880
Press of J. B. Lippincoff & Co., Philadelphia.

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