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Robert Bacon

Robert Bacon

State of Residency: New York
Appointment: Jan 27, 1909
Entry on Duty: Jan 27, 1909
Termination of Appointment: Mar 5, 1909
Presidency: Roosevelt

As Secretary of State



Foreign Travels

Foreign Relations of the United States:
1909



Profile
Born: July 5, 1860
Died: May 29, 1919
Married: Martha Waldron Cowdin
Education: Harvard University
Occupation: Business


Government Positions


Notable Events

  • Started his a business career with Lee, Higginson & Company of Boston in 1881

  • Member of the firm of E. Rollins Morse & Brother of Boston 1883-1894

  • Member of the New York firm of J.P. Morgan & Company 1894-1903

  • Fellow of Harvard in 1912

  • Made a journey to South America at the request of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in 1913

  • Went to France in August 1914 and helped with the work of the "American Ambulance"


  • Previous Secretary of State: Elihu Root
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