Willie Bacon (1897 - 1979)

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Willie Bacon
1897 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Bacon was born on February 12, 1897. He died in April 1979 at age 82. We know that Willie Bacon had been residing in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey 07960.


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Willie Bacon passed away in April 1979 at 82 years old. He was born on February 12, 1897. We are unaware of information about Willie's immediate family. We know that Willie Bacon had been residing in Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey 07960.
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In 1897, in the year that Willie Bacon was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1910, he was just 13 years old when the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1927, when he was 30 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1948, at the age of 51 years old, Willie was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1979, in the year of Willie Bacon's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

Other Biographies

Other Willie Bacons

Willie J Bacon
Born: around 1926
Georgia, United States
Willie W Bacon
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
Willie Bacon
Born: around 1915
Illinois, United States
Willie F Bacon
Born: around 1919
Florida, United States
Willie Bacon
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
Willie A Bacon
Born: around 1920
Georgia, United States
Willie B Bacon
Born: around 1919
Georgia, United States
Willie D Bacon
Born: around 1908
Tennessee, United States
Willie Isabel Bacon
Mar 13, 1911 - Dec 24, 1963
Willie N. Bacon
Born: around 1959
Willie F Bacon
Feb 18, 1935 - Sep 11, 2002
North Las Vegas, NV
Willie T Bacon
Dec 22, 1951 - Dec 25, 2003
Los Angeles, CA
Willie W Bacon
Jan 3, 1925 - Dec 25, 1995
Doniphan, MO
Willie K Bacon
Feb 14, 1919 - Oct 26, 2008
West Plains, MO
Willie Bacon
May 15, 1895 - July 1971
Westbrook, Texas
Willie B Bacon
Feb 22, 1898 - Oct 15, 1968
Brownwood, TX
Willie Bacon
Aug 27, 1912 - June 1978
Houston, Texas
Willie Bacon
Jul 28, 1892 - April 1966
Austin, Texas
Willie Bacon
Apr 5, 1897 - February 1974
Dallas, Texas
Willie C Bacon
May 1, 1906 - May 1996
Harrah, OK

Other Bacons

Arlene Bacon
Oct 7, 1913 - February 1972
Howard L Bacon
Dec 31, 1918 - May 12, 1996
Hudson, FL
Alice Bacon
Apr 30, 1896 - Mar 25, 1994
Watertown, NY
Henry Bacon
Feb 24, 1896 - December 1967
Brooklyn, NY
Helen G Bacon
Oct 22, 1918 - Dec 17, 2010
Neenah, WI
Anna Bacon
Jul 19, 1918 - March 1974
Edward Bacon
Dec 3, 1918 - Oct 4, 1998
Honeoye, NY
Wesley E Bacon
Jun 8, 1917 - Jul 8, 2004
Canastota, NY
Warren Bacon
Jul 25, 1903 - April 1986
Clinton, MA
Nina M Bacon
Apr 3, 1910 - Mar 4, 1998
Jackson, TN
Mary A Bacon
Oct 12, 1901 - Jan 18, 1995
Endicott, NY
Nora Bacon
Sep 12, 1920 - October 1972
Albert N Bacon
Oct 19, 1918 - Aug 23, 1988
Niantic, CT
Roger D Bacon
Jan 12, 1932 - Feb 23, 2000
Delmar, NY
Leonard Franklin Bacon
Feb 12, 1936 - Oct 3, 2010
Dade City, FL
Mary Bacon
Jan 25, 1898 - December 1977
Hicksville, NY
Frieda R Bacon
Mar 17, 1917 - Feb 20, 2004
Farmingdale, NY
Arthur Bacon
Jun 10, 1895 - May 1975
East Northport, NY
James Bacon
Apr 18, 1906 - October 1984
New York, NY
Beulah Bacon
Feb 6, 1915 - April 1986
Centereach, NY

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William Mugge
Mar 17, 1887 - May 1966
West Hempstead, NY
Gene Graff
Oct 23, 1916 - March 1982
New York, NY
Stanley Harris
Jan 2, 1899 - May 1977
Ann Kruger
Sep 18, 1915 - Jan 26, 1998
Norwich, NY
Joseph Senica
Jan 6, 1914 - June 1981
Owego, NY
Frank Fiorino
Dec 23, 1916 - Jan 30, 1991
Richard Smith
Feb 12, 1902 - July 1976
Martinsville, VA
Leon Wallace
Jun 20, 1915 - March 1972
Frederick C Utter
Feb 18, 1918 - Feb 26, 1996
Locke, NY
Elsie Dietl
Jan 15, 1904 - September 1986
Rebecca J Sprott
Oct 31, 1903 - Aug 24, 1992
Mary Bakalic
Apr 1, 1913 - May 7, 2005
New York, NY
Ruth Szeliga
May 31, 1909 - January 1970
Jacksonville, FL
Irene Cohen
Jul 14, 1920 - Jul 15, 2001
Hicksville, NY
Joseph Clark
Feb 22, 1899 - October 1960
Eli George
Apr 30, 1902 - December 1966
Hogansburg, NY
Homer Gladle
Aug 30, 1905 - November 1972
Gouverneur, NY
Erskine Shampine
Jul 15, 1916 - March 1979
Gouverneur, NY
Fred Shampine
Nov 5, 1909 - September 1982
Gouverneur, NY
Vernon Perry
Jun 28, 1920 - June 1980
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