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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1873

Vol. III
p216
2493

(Born Me.)

George O. Eaton

(Ap'd Me.)

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Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, Sep. 1, 1869, to June 13, 1873, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 5th Cavalry, June 13, 1873.

Served: on frontier duty at Camp Verde, Ara., Dec. 19, 1873, to Apr., 1874, — Camp Beall's Springs, Ara., to June 1, 1874, — Camp Verde, Ara., and Scouting, to May 3, 1875, being engaged in the Fight at Jarvis Pass, Ara., Nov. 25, 1874 (commanding Indian Scouts at Rio Verde Reservation, Feb. 1 to Apr., 1875), — Ft. Hays, Kan., June 29, 1875, to May 6, 1876 (leave of absence, to July 9, 1876), — Scouting, July 13 to Aug. 29, 1876, being engaged in the Action on Indian Creek, Neb., p217July 17, 1876, — and Ft. D. A. Russell, Wy., Sep. 12, 1876 (absent sick, Apr. 13, 1877, to Jan. 31, 1878), to Sep. 30, 1879 (on sick leave of absence,

(First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, May 1, 1879)

to Sep. 30, 1880), — and Ft. Laramie, Wy., to Mar. 30, 1883; and on leave of absence, to Mar. 29, 1884.

Resigned, Mar. 29, 1884.

Civil History. — Unknown, nothing authentic having been received.

Vol. IV
p237
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Civil History. — Unknown.

Vol. V
p207
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Civil History. — Mining engineer. — President various mining companies. — Member of Montana State Constitutional Conventions, both 1885 and 1889. — United States Surveyor General for State of Montana, 1889‑94. — Chairman Municipal Explosives Commission New York City, originating regulations for manufacture, transportation and sale of high explosives and dangerous mixtures within the city limits. — Identified with pulverized coal combustion. — President Fats Products Refining Company, etc. — Post-office address, Rocky Mountain Club, New York City.

Vol. VI
p184
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(George Oscar Eaton, Born May 14, 1848.)

Military History. —

First Lieut., 5th Cavalry, May 1, 1879.

Resigned, March 29, 1884.

Civil History. — Mining Engineer; President of various mining companies; Member of Montana State Constitutional Conventions, 1885 and 1889; United States Surveyor General for State of Montana, 1889‑94; Chairman Municipal Explosives Commission, New York City, originating regulations for manufacture, transportation and sale of high explosives and dangerous mixtures within the city limits; Engineer of New York City Fire Department for eight years; Member of Board of Governors of Rocky Mountain Club; Postoffice address, Rocky Mountain Club, New York City.

Vol. VII
p116
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History. —

First Lieutenant, 5th Cavalry, May 1, 1879.

Resigned, Mar. 29, 1884.

p117 Civil History. — Mining Engineer; President of various mining companies; Member of Montana State Constitutional Conventions, 1885 and 1889; United States Surveyor General for State of Montana, 1889‑94; Chairman Municipal Explosives Commission, New York City, originating regulations for manufacture, transportation and sale of high explosives and dangerous mixtures within the city limits; Engineer of New York City Fire Department for eight years; Member of Board of Governors of Rocky Mountain Club.

Died, Sept. 12, 1930, at Fort Myers, Fla.: Aged 82.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1933.º


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