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trustee , television director

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.


Student, Southern Illinois U., 1948-1949;student, University Illinois, 1949-1952;student, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1956-1957.


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, European American Corporation, 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.


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).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: 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.

Olyn Edward Eaton

Ruth Eliza (Joplin) Eaton

Marilyn Joan Jolly

Lenore Ruth Kalina

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