Bacon, Henry, 1866–1924, American architect, b. Watseka, Ill. He began his professional career with the firm of McKim, Mead, and White, but after 1903 he practiced independently. Among the important structures designed by him are the Lincoln Memorial at Washington, D.C. (completed 1917), and the World War Memorial at Yale Univ.
The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.
More on Henry Bacon from Infoplease:
- bacon: meaning and definitions - bacon: Definition and Pronunciation
- Henry BACON - Henry BACON (1846-1915) BACON, Henry, a Representative from New York; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., March ...
- Lincoln Memorial - Lincoln Memorial Lincoln Memorial, monument, 107 acres (45 hectares), in Potomac Park, Washington, ...
- November 28 Birthdays: William Blake - November 28 birthdays: William Blake, Jon Stewart, Ed Harris, Randy Newman, Anton Rubinstein, Friedrich Engels, John Bunyan, Henry Bacon, Berry Gordy, Jr., John Wesley Hyatt
- Members of Congress: Massachusetts - Biographies of United States senators and representatives from Massachusetts