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Lawyer

Amasa Mason Eaton, American lawyer. Served in 1st Rhode Island Volunteers in Civil War.; Member and president Town Council, N. Providence, 1863-1865; member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1865-1866; member Providence Common Council, 1874-1875, board of aldermen, 1875; member Commision on Uniform State Legislation, 1897 (president 1901-1909).

Background

Eaton, Amasa Mason was born on May 31, 1841 in Providence, Rhode Island, United States. Son of Levi Curtis and Sarah Brown (Mason) Eaton.

Education

Brother of Charles Frederick E. Early education by tutors at home and 3 years in Europe. A.M., Brown, 1861; Bachelor of Laws, Harvard, 1878.

Career

Served in 1st Rhode Island Volunteers in Civil War.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Constitution Making in Rhode Island, 1899. Free Trade versus Protection, 1913.

Membership

Served in 1st Rhode Island Volunteers in Civil War. Member and president Town Council, N. Providence, 1863-1865. Member Rhode Island House of Representatives, 1865-1866.

Member Providence Common Council, 1874-1875, board of aldermen, 1875. Member Commision on Uniform State Legislation, 1897 (president 1901-1909).

Connections

Married Maude Dunnell, September 15, 1873.

father:
Levi Curtis Eaton

mother:
Sarah Brown (Mason) Eaton

spouse:
Maude Dunnell