John F. Bacon

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John F. Bacon (February 2, 1789 in Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts – February 25, 1860 in Nassau, The Bahamas) was an American lawyer, diplomat and politician from New York.

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He was Clerk of the New York State Senate from January 1814 to January 1840.

In March 1840, he was appointed U.S. Consul at Nassau, in the Bahamas, then a British crown colony, and remained on the post until November 1841. In 1844, he was Deputy New York State Treasurer.

In March 1846, he was again appointed U.S. Consul at Nassau, and remained on the post until 1850.

In July 1853, he was again appointed U.S. Consul at Nassau, and resigned the post in 1856.

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