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Secretary of War Newton Baker at Nitro

Newton Diehl Baker, who served as secretary of war during World War I, was born in Martinsburg on December 3, 1871.

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"Newton D. Baker Rites To Be Held In Cleveland Tuesday"
"Two Cabinet Members" (Newton D. Baker and John Barton Payne)
Visiting Card, Newton D. Baker, 1915 (Sc82- 31)
Correspondence Between Secretary of War Newton Baker and Congressman Howard Sutherland (Ms83-2)


On This Day in West Virginia History: December