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Alan Noel Eaton

Alan Noel Eaton, television director, trustee. Recipient Public Relations award Flint Young Men’s Christian Association, 1983-1985, Special award Children's Miracle Network Telethon, 1985, 86; named Distinguished Contributor, Christian Science Mott Children's Hospital, 1986.


  • Eaton, Alan Noel was born on December 21, 1931 in DuQuoin, Illinois, United States. Son of Olyn Edward and Ruth Eliza (Joplin) Eaton.

  • Education

    • Student, Southern Illinois University, 1949. Student, University Illinois, 1952. Student, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1957.


    • Director public relations Station WICS/WCHU-television, Springfield, Illinois, 1960-1961. Vice president Paramount Life Insurance Company, Chicago, 1962-1965. Owner Abe's Restaurants, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and, Missouri, 1964-1969.

      News anchor Station WMTV, Madison, Wisconsin, 1969-1971. President, chief executive officer European American Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada, 1972-1980, consultant London, 1980-1982. Director Empressa TransAmerican, S.A., Republic of Panama, 1974-1980.

      Director public relations Station WEYI-television, Flint, Michigan, 1982-1985. Trustee European American Trust/Eaton Family Trust, London, since 1980. Director Station WFRV-WJMN television, Green Bay, Wisconsin, since 1985.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Christian Church


    Co-founder Bay Area Optimists, Inc., Green Bay, 1986. Board directors Brown County Humane Society, Green Bay, 1987-1991. Staff sergeant United States Air Force, 1950-1955, Korea.

    Board directors, vice president Flint Young Men’s Christian Association, 1983-1985. Member Air Force Association (life), Stanford University Alumni Association (life).



    Golf, music, reading, aviation.


    • Married Marilyn Joan Jolly (divorced). Married Lenore Ruth Kalina, May 24, 1967. Children: Steven Barry, Alan Michael, Kevin Dane, Chase Erin, Mimi Diane, Jody Iris, Mauri Denise, Marc Daniel, Stacey Beth.
    • father: Olyn Edward Eaton
    • mother: Ruth Eliza (Joplin) Eaton
    • spouses: Marilyn Joan Jolly
    • Lenore Ruth Kalina
    • children: Steven Barry Eaton
    • Alan Michael Eaton
    • Kevin Dane Eaton
    • Chase Erin Eaton
    • Mimi Diane Eaton
    • Jody Iris Eaton
    • Mauri Denise Eaton
    • Marc Daniel Eaton
    • Stacey Beth Eaton
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    Born December 21, 1931
    • 1949
      Southern Illinois University
    • 1952
      University Illinois
    • 1957
      Stanford University
    • 1960 - 1961
      Director, public relations Station WICS/WCHU-television
      Springfield, Missouri, United States
    • 1962 - 1965
      vice president, Paramount Life Insurance Company
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1964 - 1969
      owner Abe's Restaurants
      Illinois, United States
    • 1969 - 1971
      news anchor Station WMTV
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1972 - 1980
      president, officer European American Corporation
      Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    • 1972 - 1980
      chief executive, officer European American Corporation
      Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
    • 1974 - 1980
      director, Empressa TransAmerican
    • 1980
      trustee, European American Trust/Eaton Family Trust
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1982 - 1985
      director, public relations Station WEYI-television
      Flint, Michigan, United States
    • 1985
      director, Station WFRV-WJMN television
      Green Bay, Wisconsin, United States
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