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Affiliated with the Local History Network of the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Iowa Museum Association.
Baker's other civic activities included being a member of the Iowa Conference of Teamsters and Teamsters Joint Council 45; vice chairman, DUBUQUE AREA LABOR-MANAGEMENT COUNCIL; and a board member of the United Way of Dubuque, Dubuque Community School District Foundation, GREATER DUBUQUE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, and the DUBUQUE AREA LABOR HARVEST. He was a member of the Dubuque Building & Construction Trades Council, United Labor Participation Committee, and the DUBUQUE FAST PITCH HALL OF FAME.
Baker was inducted into the DUBUQUE AREA LABOR HALL OF FAME in 2015.
In 2016 he was elected to the Dubuque County Board of Supervisors.
"3 Inducted into the Dubuque Area Labor Hall of Fame, Telegraph Herald, February 8, 2015, p. 5