Dr Harold Bacon

Dr. Harold Bacon

Dr Harold Bacon


Induction 2011

ŸAvid fan of Swain High Athletics, even during his later years while he was ill, he rarely missed Swain High Football games Ÿ-Served as the team doctor for decades without compensation Ÿ Practiced medicine in Swain County for over 56 years 1934-1990 -Ÿ Sent many Swain High students through college paying their tuition -Ÿ Delivered 3,087 babies during his career as a doctor, many of them in homes out in the countryside Ÿ- Instrument rated licensed pilot often flew tourists home that became ill while visiting the area Ÿ- Served 3 years in World War II as a medical doctor in Europe Ÿ- Honorary member of the Cherokee Tribe Ÿ- Vestry Member of St. John’s Episcopal Church Ÿ Served on a Town Board of Aldermen.

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