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Donald Conrad Bacon, American writer, editor. Recipient (with others) Loeb award University Connecticut, 1961; award for excellence in journalism Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1977, Distinguished Alumnus award, University Florida College Journalism, 2001.

Background

Bacon, Donald Conrad was born on January 15, 1935 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Francis Herbert and Myrtis Ann (Gunter) Bacon.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Journalism, University Florida, 1957.

Career

Staff writer, Wall St. Journal, 1957-1961;Conglomerate fellow, 1961-1962;staff writer, Washington Star, 1962-1963;successively Congressional correspondent, White House correspondent, senior correspondent and columnist, Newhouse News Service, 1963-1975;associate editor, United States News & World Report magazine, Washington, 1975-1979;senior editor, United States News & World Report magazine, Washington, 1979-1981;assistant managing editor, United States News & World Report magazine, Washington, 1981-1988;senior editor, Nation's Business, 1988-1989;project director, Encyclopedia of the United States Congress, Washington, 1989-1995;president, Fund for the Study of Congress, since 1989.

Works

Membership

Member Cosmos Club (Washington).

Connections

Married Barbara Lee Barnwell, June 22, 1957. Children– Elizabeth, Jennifer (deceased).

father:
Francis Herbert Bacon

mother:
Myrtis Ann (Gunter) Bacon

spouse:
Barbara Lee Barnwell

children:
Elizabeth Bacon

Jennifer Bacon (deceased)