Milton Edgar Bacon

7 March 1927–23 November 2010 (Age 83)
Los Angeles, California, United States

The Life of Milton Edgar

When Milton Edgar Bacon was born on 7 March 1927, in Los Angeles, California, United States, his father, Milton Edward Bacon, was 31 and his mother, Dorothy Spence, was 29. He lived in Wyandotte, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1930. He died on 23 November 2010, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Milton Edward Bacon
1895–1943
Dorothy Spence
1898–1972
Mary E. Bacon
1924–
Milton Edgar Bacon
1927–2010

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1929

Age 2

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1934 · Alcatraz Island Becomes Federal Penitentiary

Age 7

Alcatraz Island officially became Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary on August 11, 1934. The island is situated in the middle of frigid water and strong currents of the San Francisco Bay, which deemed it virtually inescapable. Alcatraz became known as the toughest prison in America and was seen as a “last resort prison.” Therefore, Alcatraz housed some of America’s most notorious prisoners such as Al Capone and Robert Franklin Stroud. Due to the exorbitant cost of running the prison, and the deterioration of the buildings due to salt spray, Alcatraz Island closed as a penitentiary on March 21, 1963. 
1949 · NATO is Established

Age 22

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: metonymic occupational name for a preparer and seller of cured pork, from Middle English, Old French bacun, bacon ‘bacon’ (a word of Germanic origin, akin to Back 1).2 English and French: from the Germanic personal name Bac(c)o, Bahho, from the root bag- ‘to fight’. The name was relatively common among the Normans in the form Bacus, of which the oblique case was Bacon.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Milton Edward Bacon in household of Dorothy Bacon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Milton E Bacon in household of Mark R Bacon, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Milton E Bacon, "Hawaii, Honolulu Passenger Lists, 1900-1953"

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