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.
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American architect, associated with McKim Mead and White at the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. He specialized in commemorative buildings and public monuments, such as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington, D.C., built in 1922.
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