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William Thompson Bacon

William Thompson Bacon, American investment banker. member of the board education, Winnetka, 1920-1934. President Community Chest, 1943; Served as captain 14th Field Artillery, United States Army, 1918.; Member Investment Bankers Association (board 1932-1935).

Background

  • Bacon, William Thompson was born on May 25, 1885 in Derby, Connecticut, United States. Son of Daniel Hungerford and Mary Knight (Stillman) Bacon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Yale, 1906.

    Career

    • Various positions Chicago Trust Company, 1908-1914, manager bond department, 1914-1916, vice president, 1916-1920. Vice president Northern Trust Company, Chicago, 1920-1925. Co-organizer Bacon, Whipple & Company, Chicago, 1926, partner, 1926-1980.

    Membership

    Member of the board education, Winnetka, 1920-1934. President Community Chest, 1943. Served as captain 14th Field Artillery, United States Army, 1918.

    Member Investment Bankers Association (board 1932-1935). Clubs: Chicago, University, Attic, Commonwealth (Chicago).

    Connections

    • Married Martha Elizabeth Smith, October 4, 1920. Children: William Thompson, Carter Smith and Martha Elizabeth (Mistress.
    • father: Daniel Hungerford Bacon
    • mother: Mary Knight (Stillman) Bacon
    • spouse: Martha Elizabeth Smith
    • children: William Thompson Bacon
    • Carter Smith and Martha Elizabeth (Mrs Bacon
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    Born March 25, 1885
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