Bacon (surname)

The surname Bacon may refer to:

  • Albion Fellows Bacon (1865–1933), American reformer and writer
  • Anthony Bacon (British Army officer) (1796–1864), cavalry officer during the Napoleonic wars
  • Anthony Bacon (industrialist) (1718–1786), English industrialist
  • Augustus Octavius Bacon (1839–1914), American politician
  • Benjamin Wisner Bacon (1860–1932), American theologian
  • David Bacon (disambiguation), several people
  • Edmund Bacon (architect) (1910–2005), American urban planner
  • Edward Woolsey Bacon (1843–1887), American Congregational preacher and writer
  • Ernst Bacon (1898-1990), American composer and pianist
  • Everett Bacon (1890–1989), American football player from Wesleyan University, in College Football Hall of Fame
  • Ezekiel Bacon (1776–1870), American politician
  • Francis Bacon (1561–1626), knighted English philosopher, statesman and author
  • Francis Bacon (artist) (1909–1992), Anglo-Irish painter
  • Francis Thomas Bacon (1904–1992), British engineer
  • Gaspar G. Bacon (1886–1947), American politician
  • George B. Bacon (1836–1876), American Congregational preacher and writer
  • Henry Bacon (1866–1924), American architect
  • Irving Bacon (1893–1965), American character actor
  • Jim Bacon (1950–2004), Premier of Tasmania, Australia
  • Jim Bacon (rugby), Welsh rugby union and rugby league footballer
  • John Bacon (Massachusetts) (1738–1820), US Representative from Massachusetts
  • John Bacon (sculptor) (1740–1799), British sculptor
  • John Bacon (sculptor) (1777-1859), British sculptor
  • John M. Bacon, nineteenth-century American general
  • John Mackenzie Bacon FRAS, (1846–1904), English astronomer, aeronaut, and lecturer
  • John Baconthorpe (or John Bacon, c.1290–1346), learned English Carmelite monk
  • Jono Bacon, Ubuntu Community Manager
  • Kenneth Bacon (1944–2009), American journalist
  • Kevin Bacon (born 1958), American film actor
  • Leonard Bacon (1802–1881), American Congregational preacher and writer
  • Leonard Woolsey Bacon (1830–1907), American Congregational preacher and writer
  • Lise Bacon (born 1934), Canadian politician
  • Lloyd Bacon (1889–1955), American actor
  • Lucy Bacon (1857–1932), American artist
  • Max Bacon, lead singer for 1980s arena rock supergroup GTR
  • Max Bacon (politician) (born 1941), Missouri jurist and legislator
  • Michael Bacon (musician) (born 1949), American musician
  • Nathaniel Bacon (colonist) of the Virginia Colony, instigator of Bacon's Rebellion in 1676
  • Sir Nathaniel Bacon (died 1622), lawyer and MP for Norfolk, half-brother of Francis Bacon
  • Nathaniel Bacon (Jesuit), Secretary of the Society of Jesus from 1674 to 1676
  • Nathaniel Bacon (painter) (1585–1627), landowner and painter, nephew of Francis Bacon
  • Nathaniel Bacon (politician) (1593–1660), a Member of Parliament representing Cambridge University and Ipswich, grandson of Nicholas Bacon
  • Nicholas Bacon (courtier) (1510–1579), English politician during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I, Lord Keeper of the Great Seal
  • Sir Nicholas Bacon, 1st Baronet, of Redgrave (c. 1540–1624), his son, the first man created a baronet
  • Sir Nicholas Bacon, 14th Baronet (born 1953), Premier Baronet of England, lawyer, and Page of Honour to Queen Elizabeth II
  • Nick Bacon, (1945–2010), American soldier and Medal of Honor recipient
  • Peggy Bacon (1895–1987), American artist and author
  • Reginald Bacon (1863–1952), Royal Navy admiral
  • Richard Bacon (broadcaster) (born 1975), English television and radio presenter
  • Richard Bacon (politician), British politician
  • Robert Bacon (1860–1919), American diplomat
  • Robert L. Bacon (1884–1938), American politician
  • Roger Bacon (1214–1295), Franciscan friar, English philosopher
  • Scott Bacon (born 1977), Australian politician, son of Jim Bacon
  • Sosie Bacon (born 1992), American film actress
  • Thomas Rutherford Bacon (1850–1913), American Congregational preacher, writer, professor of history
  • Walter W. Bacon (1879–1962), American accountant and politician, Governor of Delaware
  • Yehuda Bacon (born 1929), Israeli artist

Famous quotes containing the word bacon:

    Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.
    —Francis Bacon (1561–1626)