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Encyclopedia > Augustus O. Bacon

Augustus Octavius Bacon (1839 - 1914) was a U.S. political figure. He was a United States Senator from Georgia from 1895 to 1914. He was a Democrat and held several committee chairmanships. Previously he was a soldier in the army of the Confederate States of America during the United States Civil War, and then, after Georgia returned to the United States, he served in the Georgia State House of Representatives from 1871 to 1888, for much of that time as House speaker. He served as the president pro tempore of the Senate in 1912 and 1913. He was born in Bryan County, Georgia and died in Washington, D.C.. 1839 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. ... The United States of America — also referred to as the United States, the U.S.A., the U.S., America, the States, or (archaically) Columbia—is a federal republic of 50 states located primarily in central North America (with the exception of two states: Alaska and Hawaii). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics, sometimes this may include political scientists. ... 1895 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Democratic Party is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... National Motto Deo Vindice (Latin: Under God our Vindicator) Official language English de facto nationwide Various European and Native American languages regionally Capital Montgomery, Alabama February 4, 1861–May 29, 1861 Richmond, Virginia May 29, 1861–April 9, 1865 Danville, Virginia April 3–April 10, 1865 Largest city New Orleans... A President Pro Tempore is a constitutionally recognized officer of the United States Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the President of the Senate. ... A senate is a deliberative body, often the upper house or chamber of a legislature. ... 1912 is a leap year starting on Monday. ... 1913 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Bryan County is a county located in the Georgia. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...



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