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Virginia Bacon
Date: 1862 - 1919
Remarks: She was the daughter of Captain Smith Barker and Katherine Juliette (Vanderbilt) Barker Lafitte of Bordeaux, France. Virginia was the granddaughter of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt. She was educated in Bordeaux and was married to Walter Rathbone Bacon, an English traction magnate. Mrs. Bacon was a great patron of artists and musicians and was an accomplished musician herself. The couple had homes in London, Bordeaux, and New York