Robert Bacon

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Birthday
5, 1860
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
May 29, 1919 (58)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
5, 1860
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
May 29, 1919 (58)

About

Massachusetts-born diplomat who served as United States Secretary of State for five months in 1909. He had previously served as Assistant Secretary of State (from 1905 to 1909).

Before Fame

He graduated from Harvard University and entered the business world, working for J.P Morgan from 1894 to 1903.

Trivia

After serving as Secretary of State, he became the United States Ambassador to France.

Family Life

He married Martha Waldron Cowdin in 1883; they had four children together.

Associated With

He served under the presidential administration of his Harvard University friend, Theodore Roosevelt.