Bacon, Henry

Born: Nov 28, 1866 AD
Died: 1924 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Architects

1866 - Henry Bacon was born 28th of November in Watseka, Illinois and raised in and around Wilmington, North Carolina.


1884 - Studied briefly at the University of Illinois, then trained as a draftsman.


1885 - Become a draftstman in Boston, and then in the office of McKim, Mead and White in New York City, the best-known American architectural firm of its time.


1897 - Opened his new office with a partner James Brite. Bacon was very active as a designer of monuments and settings for public sculpture.


1915 - Designed the Court of the Four Seasons for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco. He creates  the World War I memorial at Yale University. He communicate with sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens on the Sen. Mark Hanna Monument in Cleveland, Ohio, and Daniel Chester French was responsible for the Memorial's pensive colossal Lincoln.


1924 - Bacon died 17th of February because of cancer in New York City.

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