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Some Famous People with the surname of Eaton

Timothy EatonWiki Timothy Eaton (March 1834 ? January 31, 1907) was a Canadian businessman who founded the Eaton's department store, one of the most important retail businesses in Canada's history.
John EatonWiki John Henry Eaton (June 18, 1790 ? November 17, 1856) was an American politician and diplomat from Tennessee who served as U.
Theophilus EatonWiki Theophilus Eaton (1590 ? January 7, 1658) was a merchant, farmer, and Puritan colonial leader who was the co-founder and first governor of New Haven Colony, Connecticut.
William EatonWiki William Eaton (23 February 1764 ? 1 June 1811) was a United States Army officer, involved with the First Barbary War.
Winnifred EatonWiki Winnifred Eaton, (August 21, 1875 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada - April 8, 1954 in Butte, Montana, United States) was a Canadian author.
Mark EatonWiki Mark E.
Mark EatonWiki Mark Andrew Eaton (born May 6, 1977, in Wilmington, Delaware) is an American professional ice hockey player for the NHL's Pittsburgh Penguins.
Cyrus S. EatonWiki Cyrus Stephen Eaton (December 27, 1883 ? May 9, 1979) was a Canadian born investment banker, businessman and philanthropist in the United States, with a career that spanned over 70 years.
John Craig EatonWiki Sir John Craig Eaton (28 April 1876 ? 30 March 1922) was a Canadian businessman, and member of the prominent Eaton Family.
Benjamin Harrison EatonWiki Benjamin Harrison Eaton (December 15, 1833 ? October 29, 1904) was an American politician, entrepreneur and agriculturalist in the late 19th and early 20th century.
Nancy EatonWiki Nancy Alice Edward Eaton (May 28, 1962 ? January 21, 1985) was the only daughter of Edward Eaton and Nancy Leigh Gossage Eaton of Toronto.
Stephen EatonWiki Stephen Eaton (born 15 September 1975, Toowoomba) is an Australian athlete from Queensland who competes at the national and international level in discus throwing and shot put at events such as the Paralympic Games, and International Paralympic Committee World Championships.
Flora EatonWiki Flora McCrea Eaton, Lady Eaton (1880-1970) was the wife of Toronto department store president and heir Sir John Craig Eaton.
John David EatonWiki John David Eaton (4 October, 1909 ? 4 August 1973) was the second son of Sir John Craig Eaton and Lady Eaton of Toronto.
Bobby EatonWiki Robert Lee "Beautiful Bobby" Eaton (born August 14, 1958), is an American semi-retired professional wrestler, who made his debut in 1976.
Charles Aubrey EatonWiki Charles Aubrey Eaton (March 29, 1868 ? January 23, 1953) was a Canadian-born clergyman and politician who rose to lead prominent congregations at Natick, Massachusetts, 1893-1895; Bloor Street, Toronto, 1895-1901; Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 1901-1909; and at Madison Avenue, New York City, 1909-1919.
John EatonWiki John Eaton, Jr.
Hubert EatonWiki Hubert Eaton (June 3, 1881 ? September 20, 1966) was an American businessman.
Dorman Bridgeman EatonWiki Dorman Bridgeman Eaton (June 27, 1823 ? December 23, 1899) was instrumental in American federal Civil Service reform.
Margaret O'Neill EatonWiki Margaret O'Neill (or O'Neale) Eaton (December 3, 1799 ? November 8, 1879), better known as Peggy Eaton, was the daughter of Rhoda Howell and William O'Neale, the owner of Franklin House, a popular Washington, D.
Jason EatonWiki Jason John Eaton (born 21 August 1982 in Palmerston North, New Zealand) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer.
Adam EatonWiki Adam Thomas Eaton (born November 23, 1977 in Seattle, Washington) is a Major League Baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.
Frank EatonWiki Frank Boardman "Pistol Pete" Eaton (October 26, 1860?April 8, 1958) was an American author, cowboy, scout, Indian fighter, and Deputy U.
Mary EatonWiki Mary Eaton (January 29, 1901, Norfolk, Virginia, U.
Meredith EatonWiki Meredith Hope Eaton (sometimes credited as Meredith Eaton-Gilden; born August 26, 1974) is an American actress.
Charles EatonWiki Charles Eaton (June 22, 1910 - August 15, 2004) was a juvenile stage and film performer, and the most important performing male member of the clan once referred to as "The Seven Little Eatons.
Pearl EatonWiki Pearl Eaton (August 1, 1898 ? September 10, 1958) was a Broadway performer, choreographer and dance supervisor of the 1910s and 1920s.
Chad EatonWiki Chad Everett Eaton (born April 6, 1972 in Exeter, New Hampshire) is a retired American football defensive tackle.
Joseph W. EatonWiki Joseph W.
Richard EatonWiki Richard "Dick" Eaton (c.
Amos Beebe EatonWiki Amos Beebe Eaton (May 12, 1806 ? February 21, 1877) was a career officer in the United States Army, serving as a general for the Union during the American Civil War.
Paul EatonWiki Major General Paul D.
Bekka EatonWiki Bekka Eaton, the current Director of Theater at Miami University Hamilton in Hamilton, Ohio, got her start as part of the The Second City improvisational comedy troup in Chicago.
Connie EatonWiki Connie Eaton (March 1, 1950 - September 30, 1999) was a country music singer.
Lewis EatonWiki Lewis Eaton (birth and death dates unknown) was a United States Representative from New York.
John Craig EatonWiki John Craig Eaton (born in Toronto, ~1937), philanthropist, is a former Canadian businessman and the great-grandson of Timothy Eaton, founder of the well-known Eaton's department store.
Chris EatonWiki Christopher Neville Eaton (born September 16, 1958 in Sedgley, Staffordshire) is a British Contemporary Christian singer-songwriter.
Clement EatonWiki Clement Eaton (23 February 1898 in Winston-Salem, NC - ?) was an U.
Chris EatonWiki Christopher Philip Eaton (born 27 November 1987 in Guildford, Surrey) is an English tennis player.
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Scott EatonWiki Thomas Scott Eaton (born August 20, 1944 in) is a former American football defensive back in the National Football League.