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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