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James Bacon

James Bacon

Contributor since: 11 Dec 2010

Biography

A life-long journalist and writer, James A. Bacon is former Publisher & Editor-in-Chief of Virginia Business magazine, former editor of the Generational Advisor newsletter, and founder of the Bacon's Rebellion public policy newsletter and blog. He lives in Richmond, Va., with his wife and son. He has two grown daughters.

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