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Charles Baker
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72nd Governor of Massachusetts
Assumed office
January 8, 2015
Lieutenant Karyn Polito
Preceded by Deval Patrick
Secretary of Administration and Finance
In office
November 1994 – September 1998
Governor William Weld
Paul Cellucci
Preceded by Mark Robinson
Succeeded by Frederick Laskey
Secretary of Health and Human Services
In office
October 1992 – November 1994
Governor William Weld
Preceded by David Forsberg
Succeeded by Gerald Whitburn
Personal details
Charles Duane Baker, Jr.

November 13, 1956 (1956-11-13) (age 65)
Elmira, New York, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Lauren Baker
Relatives Charles D. Baker (father)
Alma mater Harvard University
Northwestern University

Charles Duane "Charlie" Baker, Jr. (born November 13, 1956) is an American businessman and politician. He is the 72nd and current Governor of Massachusetts, since 2015. He was a cabinet official under two Massachusetts governors, spent ten years as CEO of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care. He was also the Republican nominee for Governor of Massachusetts in his unsuccessful bid in 2010.

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