Harold Albert Baker

Personal

Birthday: 
1929
Birthplace: 
Mt. Kisco, NY
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

U.S. Navy lieutenant, 1951-1953
Private practice, Champaign, Illinois, 1956-1978
Adjunct faculty member, University of Illinois College of Law, 1972-1978
Senior counsel, President`s Commission on CIA Activities in the United States, 1975

Education

Name of School: 
University of Illinois
Degree: 
A.B.
Degree Year: 
1951
Name of School - Second: 
Columbia University
Name of School - Third: 

University of Illinois College of Law

Established more than a century ago, the College shares the world-class reputation of the University of Illinois. One of 16 colleges, schools, and institutes on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus, the law school is consistently ranked among the nation's top 10 public law schools and a peer of the nation's private elite. You'll find the College of Law to be a unique blend of tradition and innovation, attributes you might expect from a college sharing space with the birthplace of the light-emitting diode and the first graphical Web browser.

Degree - Third: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Third: 
1956

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Eastern District of Illinois
President Nominating: 
Jimmy Carter
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
9/23/1978
Termination Date: 
3/31/1979
Termination Reason: 
Reassignment
Court Name - Second: 
U. S. District Court, Central District of Illinois
Court Name - Second: 

Illinois Central District Court

Commission Date - Second: 
3/31/1979
Retirement from Active Service - Second: 
10/4/1994
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