The New Student's Reference Work/Bacon, Leonard

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Ba′con, Leonard, was the son of a missionary to the Indians, and was born at Detroit, Mich., in 1802.  After graduating at Yale College and Andover Theological Seminary, he was a Congregational pastor at New Haven for many years.  In 1866 he became professor of theology at Yale Divinity School and, later, lecturer on church history.  He was a prominent contributor to the Christian Spectator and the New Englandert and was for several years one of the editors of the New York Independent.  He also published a number of works.  He died at New Haven, Conn., December 24, 1881.