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Robert Low Bacon

He was a banker, Lieutenant Colonel, and congressman from New York. He died of a heart attack at the State Police barracks in Lake Success, New York while on his way home from a speaking engagement in New York City. He was interred at Arlington National Cemetery.

Education

  • He received a common school education as a child.

Career

  • In 1911 he moved to Old Westbury, New York to engage in banking in New York City. In 1916, he worked with the New York National Guard at the Texas border. In 1919, he was commissioned to the United States Officers’ Reserve Corps with a promotion to lieutenant colonel and later to colonel in 1923. Bacon was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois in 1920. He was elected a Republican to t in 1922 and served from 1923 until his death in 1938 though still continuing his military career in the Officers' Reserve Corps during his years in the House of Representatives.

Major achievements

  • Bacon then went to fight in World War I where he attained the rank of major and was awarded the Distinguished Service Medal.

Politics

Bacon was a delegate to the Republican National Convention in Chicago, Illinois in 1920. He was elected a Republican to the sixty-eighth congress in 1922 and served from 1923 until his death in 1938 though still continuing his military career in the Officers' Reserve Corps during his years in the House of Representatives.

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Robert Bacon
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Died September 12, 1938
(aged 54)
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  • 1907 - 1910
    Harvard University
  • 1910 - 1911
    United States Treasury Department
    Washington D.C., United States
  • 1922 - 1938
    deligate, United States Congress
    Washington D.C., United States

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  • Relatives
    • Gaspar G. Bacon
    • David Bacon
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