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Melvin Carr Eaton

Melvin Carr Eaton, business executive. member policyholder’s securities examining committee Lumbermen’s Mutual Casualty Company of Chicago Chairman, New York State Payroll Savings Advisory Committee; Member Industrial; Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce, American Legion (post commander, district commander), Veterans of Foreign Wars; Mason (Shriner), Elks.

Background

  • Eaton, Melvin Carr was born on April 2, 1891 in Norwich, New York, United States. Son of Robert D. and Maria E. (Smith) Eaton.

  • Education

    • Student of University Michigan, 1913. Ph.C., University of Pennsylvania, 1914.

    Career

    • Chemist, Norwich Pharmacal Company, 1914-1920, assistant superintendent, 1920-1922, superintendent, 1922-1926, assistant general manager, 1926-1945, director, since 1920, vice president, general manager, 1945-1946, president, 1946-1956, Chairman of the Board, 1956-1964, honorary Chairman of the Board, since 1964. Vice-president, director Eaton Ridge Farm, Inc. Director Thunderbird Home Owners Association of New York City.

      Member policyholder’s securities examining committee Lumbermen’s Mutual Casualty Company of Chicago Chairman, New York State Payroll Savings Advisory Committee. Chairman finance committee Citizens Public Expenditure Survey New York.

    Membership

    Member policyholder’s securities examining committee Lumbermen’s Mutual Casualty Company of Chicago Chairman, New York State Payroll Savings Advisory Committee. Member Industrial; Member of the United States Chamber of Commerce, American Legion (post commander, district commander), Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mason (Shriner), Elks.

    Clubs: Lake Placid (New York).

    Connections

    • Married Ethel Jewell, April. Children: Robert Jewell (December.
    • father: Robert D. Eaton
    • mother: Maria E. (Smith) Eaton
    • spouse: Ethel Jewell
    • child: Robert Jewell (Dec Eaton
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    Died August 1, 1966
    (aged 75)
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