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James Baker


In office
February 4, 1985 – August 17, 1988
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Donald T. Regan
Succeeded by Nicholas F. Brady

In office
January 20, 1989 – August 23, 1992
President George H.W. Bush
Preceded by George P. Shultz
Succeeded by Lawrence Eagleburger

In office
January 20, 1981 – February 3, 1985
Preceded by Jack Watson
Succeeded by Donald T. Regan

Born April 28, 1930 (1930-04-28) (age 77)
Houston, Texas
Political party Republican
Spouse Susan Garrett
Profession lawyer/politician
Religion Episcopalian

James Addison Baker III (born April 28, 1930) served as the Chief of Staff in President Ronald Reagan's first administration, Secretary of the Treasury from 1985 to 1988 in the second Reagan administration, and Secretary of State in the administration of President George H. W. Bush. He is also the founder of the James Baker Institute. Image File history File links Unbalanced_scales. ... James Baker Original is from http://www. ... The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the United States Department of the Treasury, concerned with finance and monetary matters, and, until 2003, some issues of national security and defense. ... is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Early life and career

Baker was born in Houston, Texas, to James Addison Baker Jr. and Ethel Bonner Means.[1] He attended The Hill School, a private college-preparatory school in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, and Princeton University where he was elected to receive membership of The Ivy Club. He received a bachelor's degree in 1952. He then served in the United States Marine Corps for two years as a lieutenant, after which he attended the University of Texas School of Law, where he became a member of Phi Delta Theta and received his Juris Doctor in 1957. Baker took a job with the law firm Andrews & Kurth, L.L.P., where he remained until 1975. Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... The Hill School (The Hill) is an American preparatory boarding school for boys and girls in grades nine through twelve. ... A university-preparatory school or college-preparatory school (usually shortened to preparatory school, or prep school) is a private secondary school (or high school) designed to prepare a student for higher education. ... Pottstown is a borough in Montgomery County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Princeton University is a private coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey, in the United States of America. ... The Ivy Club, founded in 1879, was the first eating club at Princeton University. ... The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States military responsible for providing power projection from the sea,[1] utilizing the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces. ... The University of Texas School of Law is an ABA-certified American law school located on The University of Texas at Austin campus. ... Phi Delta Theta (ΦΔΘ) is an international fraternity founded in 1848 at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. ... Doctor of Law, Doctor of Jurisprudence, or Juris Doctor (abbreviated J.D. or JD, from the Latin, Teacher of Law) is a professional degree in law offered by universities in a number of countries. ...


Early political career

Originally a Democrat, Baker switched to the Republican party and managed the ultimately unsuccessful Senate campaign of his longtime friend, George H.W. Bush in 1970. The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Chief Justice Associate Justices Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Politics Portal      The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the bicameral United States Congress, the... Order: 41st President Vice President: Dan Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush, KBE (born...


He served as Undersecretary of Commerce under President Gerald Ford in 1975 and ran Ford's unsuccessful re-election campaign in 1976. Baker ran an unsuccessful race in 1978 to become State Attorney General of Texas. this guy is awsome i played him in a school play he also has some pretty funky history Gerald Rudolph Ford, Jr. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ...

"The Troika" (from left to right) Chief of Staff James Baker, Counsellor to the President Ed Meese, Deputy Chief of Staff Michael Deaver at the White House. 12/2/81.
"The Troika" (from left to right) Chief of Staff James Baker, Counsellor to the President Ed Meese, Deputy Chief of Staff Michael Deaver at the White House. 12/2/81.

Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (537x750, 59 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Edwin Meese History of the United States National Security Council 1981-1989 James Baker Michael Deaver ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (537x750, 59 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Edwin Meese History of the United States National Security Council 1981-1989 James Baker Michael Deaver ... Troika (Russian: тройка, meaning threesome) is a committee consisting of three members. ... Edwin Meese III (born December 2, 1931) served as the seventy-fifth Attorney General of the United States (1985 - 1988). ... The Deputy White House Chief of Staff is the top aide to the White House Chief of Staff, who is the senior aide to the President of the United States. ... Michael Keith Deaver (April 11, 1938-) was United States President Ronald Reagans Deputy White House Chief of Staff from January 1981 until May 1985. ...

Reagan administration

After serving as George H.W. Bush's campaign manager in the 1980 Republican primaries, Baker was named White House Chief of Staff by President Ronald Reagan in 1981. He served in that capacity until 1985. Baker is seen as wielding a high degree of influence over the successes and failures of the first Reagan administration, particularly in domestic policy. The series of U.S. presidential primaries is one of the first steps in the process of electing a President of the United States. ... Joshua B. Bolten, the current White House Chief of Staff. ... Ronald Wilson Reagan (February 6, 1911 – June 5, 2004) was the fortieth President of the United States (1981 – 1989) and the thirty-third Governor of California (1967 – 1975). ...


After managing Reagan's wildly successful reelection campaign in 1984, Reagan appointed Baker Secretary of the Treasury in January of 1985 — he "switched roles" with the former Secretary of the Treasury, Donald Regan, who replaced Baker as Chief of Staff. While serving as Treasury Secretary, he organized the Plaza Accord of September 1985 and the Baker Plan to target international debt. The United States Secretary of the Treasury is the head of the United States Department of the Treasury, concerned with finance and monetary matters, and, until 2003, some issues of national security and defense. ... Year 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays 1985 Gregorian calendar). ... Donald Thomas Regan (December 21, 1918 – June 10, 2003) was the 66th United States Secretary of the Treasury, from 1981 to 1985, and Chief of Staff from 1985 to 1987 in the Reagan administration, where he advocated supply-side economics and tax cuts to create jobs and stimulate production. ... The Plaza Accord was an agreement signed on September 22, 1985 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City by 5 nations - France, West Germany, Japan, the United States and the United Kingdom. ... The Baker Plan was launched in October 1985 at the IMF World Bank meeting in Seoul, by United States Secretary of the Treasury, James Baker as a way to combat the international debt crisis. ...


During the Reagan administration Baker also served on the Economic Policy Council, where he played an instrumental role in achieving the passage of the administration's tax and budget reform legislation package in 1981.


Baker served on Reagan's National Security Council, and remained Treasury Secretary through 1988, during which year he also served as campaign chairman for Bush's successful presidential bid. The National Security Council (NSC) of the United States is the principal forum used by the President of the United States for considering national security and foreign policy matters with his senior national security advisors and cabinet officials. ...


Bush administration

Baker arriving in Kuwait, 1991
Baker arriving in Kuwait, 1991

George H.W. Bush appointed Baker Secretary of State in 1989. Baker served in this role through 1992 and was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1991. From 1992 to 1993, he served as Bush's White House Chief of Staff, the same position that he had held during the first Reagan administration. Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 536 pixelsFull resolution (2850 × 1910 pixel, file size: 1. ... Image File history File links Size of this preview: 800 × 536 pixelsFull resolution (2850 × 1910 pixel, file size: 1. ... Order: 41st President Vice President: Dan Quayle Term of office: January 20, 1989 – January 20, 1993 Preceded by: Ronald Reagan Succeeded by: Bill Clinton Date of birth: June 12, 1924 Place of birth: Milton, Massachusetts First Lady: Barbara Pierce Bush Political party: Republican George Herbert Walker Bush, KBE (born... Seal of the United States Department of State. ... The Presidential Medal of Freedom The Presidential Medal of Freedom is one of the two highest civilian awards in the United States and is bestowed by the President of the United States (the other award which is considered its equivalent is the Congressional Gold Medal, which is bestowed by an...


Post-cabinet career

1993-2000

In 1993 Baker became the founding chair of the James A. Baker III Institute of Public Policy at Rice University in Houston, Texas. The James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy, often shortened to Baker Institute, is a public policy think tank on the campus of Rice University in Houston, Texas. ... Lovett Hall William Marsh Rice University, commonly called Rice University and opened in 1912 as The William Marsh Rice Institute for the Advancement of Letters, Science and Art, is a private, comprehensive research university located in Houston, Texas, USA, near the Museum District and adjacent to the Texas Medical Center. ...


He helped to construct the 34-nation alliance that fought alongside the United States in the Gulf War. Combatants United States & US-led Coalition Republic of Iraq Commanders Norman Schwarzkopf Khalid bin Sultan Saddam Hussein Strength 883,863 360,000 Casualties 240 killed in action, 776 wounded, 30 taken prisoner At least 183,000 victims of the Gulf War syndrome Est. ...


In 1995 Baker published his memoirs of service as Secretary of State in a book entitled The Politics of Diplomacy: Revolution, War and Peace, 1989-1992 (ISBN 0-399-14087-5). A memoir, as a literary genre, forms a sub-class of autobiography. ...


In March 1997 Baker became the Personal Envoy of the UN Secretary-General for Western Sahara[1]. In June 2004 he resigned from this position, frustrated over the lack of progress in reaching a complete settlement acceptable to both the government of Morocco and the pro-independence Polisario Front. He left behind the Baker II plan, accepted as a suitable basis of negotiations by the Polisario and unanimously endorsed by the Security Council, but rejected by Morocco. The United Nations Secretary-General is the head of the Secretariat, one of the principal divisions of the United Nations. ... The Polisario, Polisario Front, or Frente Polisario, from the Spanish abbreviation of Frente Popular de Liberación de Saguía el Hamra y Río de Oro (Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el-Hamra and Río de Oro) is a Sahrawi movement working for the independence of... The Baker Plan A United Nations plan to grant Western Sahara self-determination. ... A session of the Security Council in progress The United Nations Security Council is the most powerful organ of the United Nations. ...

Baker's signature, as used on American currency
Baker's signature, as used on American currency

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Involvement with George W. Bush & the Iraq War

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Baker served as chief legal adviser for George W. Bush during the 2000 election campaign and oversaw the Florida recount. He was instrumental in getting the Supreme Court to intervene in the Florida vote recount.[citation needed] Over 200,000 ballots were not counted due to problems with punch card ballots. [2]. He was until 2005 senior counsel to the Carlyle Group and is currently a senior partner at the law firm of Baker Botts. Image File history File links Information. ... Shortcut: WP:CU Marking articles for cleanup This page is undergoing a transition to an easier-to-maintain format. ... Image File history File links Current_event_marker. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Map The U.S. presidential election of 2000 took place on Election Day, Tuesday, November 7. ... The Carlyle Group is a Washington, D.C. based global private equity investment firm with more than $58. ... Baker Botts L.L.P. is a major international law firm of about 700 attorneys, with a long history, significant political connections, and a long list of corporate clients. ...


In late 2003 he was drafted by the President to assist in the operations of the US-led occupation of Iraq. He is also a special envoy to the president to persuade other countries to relieve Iraqi debts.[citation needed] Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 2003 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article deals with the post-invasion period in Iraq and its occupation. ...


State of Denial, a book by investigative reporter Bob Woodward, says that White House Chief of Staff Andrew Card urged President Bush to replace Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld with Baker following the 2004 election. State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III (ISBN 0-74-327223-X) is a book by Bob Woodward, originally due to be published October 2, 2006, but unexpectedly released two days early by the publisher because of the demand for it, that examines how the George W. Bush administration... Bob Woodward signs his book State of Denial after a talk in March 2007. ... Joshua B. Bolten, the current White House Chief of Staff. ... Andrew Hill Andy Card Jr. ... The United States Secretary of Defense is the head of the United States Department of Defense, concerned with the armed services and The Secretary is a member of the Presidents Cabinet. ... Donald Henry Rumsfeld (born July 9, 1932) is a U.S. politician and businessman, who was the 13th Secretary of Defense under President Gerald Ford from 1975–1977, and the 21st Secretary of Defense under President George W. Bush from 2001–2006. ... 2004 election may refer to: Afghan presidential election, 2004 Australian legislative election, 2004 Canadian federal election, 2004 European Parliament election 2004 Indian general elections, 2004 Indonesian presidential election, 2004 Iran Majlis election, 2004 Panamanian election, 2004 Philippine general election, 2004 ROC presidential election, 2004 South Korean parliamentary election, 2004 Ukrainian...


On 5 January 2006, he participated in a meeting at the White House of former Secretaries of Defense and State to discuss United States foreign policy with Bush administration officials.[citation needed] January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ...


On 15 March 2006, Congress announced the formation of the Iraq Study Group, of which he is the Republican co-chair along with Lee Hamilton. is the 74th day of the year (75th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Cover of the report The Iraq Study Group (ISG), also known as the Baker-Hamilton Commission,[1] was a ten-person bipartisan panel appointed on March 15, 2006, by the United States Congress, that was charged with assessing the situation in Iraq and the US-led Iraq War and making... Lee Herbert Hamilton is the vice chair of the 9-11 Commission and currently serves on the Presidents Homeland Security Advisory Council. ...


On 13 September 2006, a news report suggested that Baker is quietly involved with advising President George W. Bush on Iraq. [3] On October 8th, the Washington Post reported that Baker is "the Republican co-chairman of a bipartisan commission tasked by Congress with assessing U.S. options in Iraq," and quoted him as saying "our commission believes that there are alternatives between the stated alternatives, the ones that are out there in the political debate, of 'stay the course' and 'cut and run.'"[4] is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... ...

N.Y. Post cover from Dec. 7, 2006
N.Y. Post cover from Dec. 7, 2006

On 8 October 2006 he said that there are alternatives in Iraq for the United States other than the stay-the-course-policy of President George W. Bush's administration.[citation needed] Baker was co-chair of the Iraq Study Group, a high-level panel of prominent former officials charged by members of Congress with taking a fresh look at America's policy on Iraq. The panel, co-chaired by former Democratic Representative Lee H. Hamilton, examined a number of ideas, including one that would create a new power-sharing arrangement in Iraq that would give more autonomy to regional factions.[5] Image File history File links Nypost_surrender_monkeys. ... Image File history File links Nypost_surrender_monkeys. ... is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is the 43rd and current President of the United States, inaugurated on January 20, 2001. ... Cover of the report The Iraq Study Group (ISG), also known as the Baker-Hamilton Commission,[1] was a ten-person bipartisan panel appointed on March 15, 2006, by the United States Congress, that was charged with assessing the situation in Iraq and the US-led Iraq War and making... Type Bicameral Houses Senate House of Representatives President of the Senate President pro tempore Dick Cheney, (R) since January 20, 2001 Robert C. Byrd, (D) since January 4, 2007 Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, (D) since January 4, 2007 Members 535 plus 4 Delegates and 1 Resident Commissioner Political... Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... Lee Hamilton redirects here. ...

Other Activities

Azerbaijan has formal involvement with James Baker as he serves on the Honorary Council of Advisers for the U.S. Azerbaijan Chamber of Commerce.


Personal life

He and his wife, the former Susan Garrett, have six sons and two daughters. His first wife, the former Mary Stuart McHenry of Dayton, Ohio, died of breast cancer in 1970.


On June 15, 2002, Graeme Baker, the 7-year-old granddaughter of Baker, daughter of Nancy and James Baker IV, was the victim of suction entrapment[6]. is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Further reading

Cronies: Oil, the Bushes, and the Rise of Texas, America's Superstate, Robert Bryce, New York: Perseus Books Group, 2004.


" 'Work Hard, Study... And Keep Out of Politics!': Adventures and Lessons from an Unexpected Public Life", James A. Baker III, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2006.


"The Politics of Diplomacy", James A. Baker III, New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1995.


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Preceded by
Jack Watson
White House Chief of Staff
19811985
Succeeded by
Donald Regan
Preceded by
Donald Regan
United States Secretary of the Treasury
Served Under: Ronald Reagan

19851988
Succeeded by
Nicholas F. Brady
Preceded by
George P. Shultz
United States Secretary of State
Served Under: George H.W. Bush

19891992
Succeeded by
Lawrence Eagleburger
Preceded by
Samuel K. Skinner
White House Chief of Staff
19921993
Succeeded by
Mack McLarty

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JAMES BAKER - OCTOBER 1997 (961 words)
JAMES BAKER: Yes there was a deliberate pause when President Bush succeeded President Reagan in all Foreign Policy matters not just matters involving the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union, I think it's quite appropriate for a new president coming in to put his stamp if you will on foreign policies.
JAMES BAKER: Well the Soviet Union was still in the position of being able to destroy the United States, the only country in the world that had the United States targeted with strategic nuclear weapons and it was quite important to make sure that that relationship, that we got that relationship right.
JAMES BAKER: Well we were re-examining policy with respect to all foreign policy issues this was not just a re-examination of the relationship between the United States and Soviet Union and policy towards the Soviet Union.
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