Albert Williamson Bacon (1841 – )

”BACON, Albert Williamson, naval officer; b. Phila , Jan. 5, 1841; t. James Ware and Alice Ann (Riggs) B. : ed. pub. and pvt. schs. at Frankfort, Ky., and Phila. ; m. Washington, Jan. 23, 1873, Kate S. Stoughton. Apptd. captain’s clerk, U. S. N.. 1881; acting asst. p.-m., 1863; aast. p.-m., 1866; p.-m., 1874; pay insp., 1808: pa; dir., 1900; retired with rank of rear admiral. Jan. 5, 1903. Attached to Admiral Farragut’s Fleet during Civil War; afterwards on N. Atlantic sta. ; In charge U. S. N. depots at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Nice, France; on duty Navy Dept., and Mare Island Navy Yard. Mem. Loyal Legion, O. A. R. Republican. Catholic. Clubs: Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Country (v.-p.) Address: Santa Barbara, Calif.”

Source:  Who’s Who in America, Vol. 4, by John William Leonard and Albert Nelson Marquis, A.N. Marquis and Co., Chicago, 1908-1908, page 67


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