From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Bacon, Mamie

(born: 1872  -  died: 1950) 

Mamie Bacon was born in Shelbyville, KY, the daughter of John and Belle Howard. She was the organizer and founder of the Independent Sons and Daughters of America. Bacon was extremely active with a number of women's organizations, including the H. H. of Ruth, Good Samaritans, she was Past Grand Worthy Inspectrix and Grand Worthy Lecturer of Ohio Grand Court of Calanthe, and she served as Supreme Representative to the Biennial Session of the Supreme Court of Calanthe in Louisville, KY, in 1925. Mamie Bacon was the wife of H. Leonard Bacon, and the couple is listed in the 1910 U.S. Federal Census. For more see Who's Who in Colored America, 1933-37; and Cincinnati's Colored Citizens by W. P. Dabney.

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