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Howard Baker dies

Howard Baker, husband of former Sen. Nancy Kassebaum of Burdick, died June 26 in his hometown of Huntsville, Tennessee, after suffering a stroke.

Baker was a long-time senator, serving as Senate majority leader from 1981 to 1985. He also was chief of staff for President Ronald Reagan in 1987 to 1988.

He married Kassebaum in 1996.

Services were last week in his hometown.

Last modified July 9, 2014