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 Augustus Octavius Bacon

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Augustus Octavius Bacon

  • Birth 20 Oct 1839 Bryan County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 14 Feb 1914 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Burial Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 7116389

U.S. Senator. Graduating from the literary department of the University of Georgia, in 1859, from its law department in 1860, he was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Atlanta, Georgia. During the Civil War, he served as a Captain adjutant of the 9th Georgia Regiment, Army of Northern Virginia and in the Provisional Army of the Confederacy. After the war, he resumed the practice of law and was a member of the Georgia State House of Representatives, (1871-86). In 1894, he was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate and served until death at age 74, Bacon County, Georgia, is named in his honor.

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  • Added: 25 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7116389
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Augustus Octavius Bacon (20 Oct 1839–14 Feb 1914), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7116389, citing Rose Hill Cemetery, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .