Peter C. Bacon

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Peter Child Bacon
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3rd Mayor of
Worcester, Massachusetts
In office
April 1, 1849[1] – April 7, 1851[1]
Preceded by Henry Chapin
Succeeded by John S.C. Knowlton
Majority 668[1]
Personal details
Political party Free Soil[1]
Alma mater Brown University; class of 1827[1]
Profession Attorney[1]

Peter Child Bacon (November 11, 1804 – February 7, 1886) was an attorney who served as the third Mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.


Bacon graduated from Brown University in 1827.[1][2] Bacon studied law at the New Haven Law School, and with the law firm of Davis & Allen of Worcester.[2]

Law practice

In 1839, Bacon was admitted the bar at Worcester, County.[2] He practiced law for two years in Dudley, Massachusetts and twelve years in Oxford, Massachusetts after which he moved to Worcester.[2]

He was elected a member of the American Antiquarian Society in 1860.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Rice, Franklin Pierce (1899), Worcester of Eighteen Hundred and Ninety-Eight: Fifty Years A City : A Graphic Representation of Its Institutions, Industries, and Leaders, Worcester, Massachusetts: F.S. Blanchard and Company, p. 23
  2. ^ a b c d Davis, William Thomas (1895), Bench and bar of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in Two Volumes, Vol. II, Boston, MA: The Boston History Company, p. 355
  3. ^ American Antiquarian Society Members Directory
Political offices
Preceded by
Henry Chapin
3rd Mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts
April 1, 1849-April 7, 1851
Succeeded by
John S.C. Knowlton
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