William P. Baker, Republican, was a State Assembly Member from 1981 to 1992. The William Baker Papers consists of 4 cubic
feet of textual records and spans the years 1981-1992. The collection is organized into one series: Bill Files, 1981-1992.
William Pond Baker, Republican, was elected in 1980 to the 10th Assembly District, which included the central and eastern
portions of Contra Costa County and some of Alameda County. The area was predominantly a mix of heavy industry, agriculture,
recreational areas, and small businesses. The water quality in the Delta is of prime concern to the district. He was reelected
in 1982, after reapportionment, in the newly-drawn 15th Assembly District. In 1992 Baker was elected to the U.S. House of
Representatives, serving California's 10th Congressional District.
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