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Kenneth Baker

AKA Kenneth Wilfrid Baker

Born: 3-Nov-1934
Birthplace: Newport, Monmouth, Wales

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician

Nationality: Wales
Executive summary: UK Home Secretary, 1990-92

Military service: British Army (Lt., Royal Artillery)

Father: W. M. Baker (OBE)
Mother: (surname "Harries")
Wife: Mary Elizabeth Gray-Muir (m. 1963)
Daughter: Amy Elizabeth Baker

    High School: Hampton Grammar School, London
    High School: St. Paul's School, London
    University: BA History, Magdalen College, Oxford University (1958)

    UK Home Secretary (1990-92)
    Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1989-90)
    UK Minister Minister of State, Dept. of Energy (1989-90)
    UK Minister Secretary of State for Education and Science (1986-89)
    UK Secretary of State for the Environment (1985-86)
    UK Minister Minister of State for Local Government (1984-85)
    UK Minister Minister of State, Dept. of Trade and Industry (1981-84)
    UK Member of Parliament for Mole Valley (1983-97)
    UK Member of Parliament for St. Marylebone (1970-83)
    UK Member of Parliament for Acton (1968-70)
    UK City Council Twickenham Borough Council (1960-62)
    Conservative Party (UK) (1989-90)
    Life Peerage 19-Apr-1997 as Baron Baker of Dorking

Author of books:
The Turbulent Years: My Life in Politics (1993, memoir)
The Faber Book of Conservatism (1993)
George IV: A Life in Caricature (2005)
George III: A Life in Caricature (2007)


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