Howard Baker Jr.


Born: 11/15/1925 in Huntsville, Tennessee, USA
Died: 6/26/2014
Age: 88
Cause of death: stroke

Full name: Howard Henry Baker Jr.
Noted For: U.S. Senator, R-TN (1967-85); Senate minority leader (1981-85); Senate majority leader (1985-88); White House chief of staff under Reagan (1987-88). Received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1984. Son of U.S. Rep. Howard Henry Baker, son-in-law of Sen. Everett Dirksen. Husband of Sen. Nancy Kassebaum (1996-2014).
Quotation: "What did the president know, and when did he know it?"

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