Biography of James Bacon
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Bacon, James, attorney at law, is a native of the township of Deerfield, Tioga County, Pa., and a son of Ard Hoyt and Lucinda (Murdock) Bacon. His father descended from the Bacons of England, who probably came originally from Normandy with the Conqueror. James Bacon was born December 8, 1854. He graduated as A. B. from Lafayette College at Easton, Pa., in 1876, and from the Columbia Law School in the class of 1878 as LL.B. He was at once admitted to the bar and a year later was admitted as counsellor. After a year's study in the office of W. B. Williams, of Jersey City, he located in Elmira, and with the Hon. S. S. Taylor formed a copartnership which continued until the elevation of Mr. Taylor to the county judgeship in 1889. In December, 1884, Mr. Bacon was commissioned major and inspector of rifle practice of the Seventh Brigade of the State National Guard, and still holds that rank as a supernumerary officer, the brigade having been disbanded. Major Bacon is past commander of St. Omer's Commanclary, No. 19. K. T., Elmira, an able Republican campaign speaker, and is recognized as among the leading lawyers of the city.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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