Bacon, Leon Brooks; lawyer; born, Taberg, Oneida County, N. Y., July 24, 1870; son of Sidney Brooks and Esther D. (Munger) Bacon; grandson of Rufus Bacon, graduate of Harvard College, 1810, and Ann Tucker (Dalton) Bacon, of Boston, Mass.; B. A., Williams College, 1893; LL. B., Syracuse University, 1899, admitted to the bar in New York, 1898, and in Ohio, 1903; Publishers Weekly office 1894-1895, in business London, England, 1895-1896; married at Philadelphia, Pa., July 24, 1900, Anna Osborne Anthony, niece of Susan B. Anthony; children, Harriet Anthony, Ann Dalton and Susan Anthony; compiled History of Descendants of Michael Bacon of Dedham, Mass., 1640, and History of Descendants of John Anthony, Jr., of Portsmouth, R. I., 1634; director The Star Lubricating Oil Company; editor for Northern Ohio, The Williams Alumni Review; secretary The New England Society of Cleveland and the Western Reserve; secretary Men’s League for Woman Suffrage in the State of Ohio; Municipal Ass’n of Cleveland; past pres. Williams Alumni Association of Cleveland; member of special committee of Chamber of Commerce to draw bill for Cleveland Municipal Court, passed by the General Assembly, 1910; chairman Committee of Constitutional Convention Conference composed of 25 Civic Organizations of Cuyahoga County to elect delegates to Ohio Constitutional Convention, 1911; member Kappa Alpha Society of Williams College, Phi Delta Phi Law Fraternity of Syracuse University. Clubs : University, Cleveland; University, Syracuse, N. Y. Societies: Descendants of Colonial Governors; Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of New York; New York Hist. Society; American Hist. Ass’n; National Geograph. Society; Am. Ass’n for Labor Legislation; Cleveland and Ohio State Bar Associations.
Biographical Sketch of Leon Brooks Bacon
MLA Source Citation:The Book of Clevelanders: A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland. Burrows Book Company. 1914. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 July 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/ohio/biographical-sketch-of-leon-brooks-bacon.htm - Last updated on Mar 17th, 2012
Categories: Massachusetts, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Locations: Berkshire County MA, Cambridge Massachusetts, Cleveland Ohio, Cuyahoga County OH, London England, Middlesex County MA, Oneida County NY, Onondaga County NY, Philadelphia County PA, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, Syracuse New York, Taberg New York, Williamstown Massachusetts
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