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Savings and loan executive

Lewis Swift Eaton, American savings and loan executive.


Eaton, Lewis Swift was born on August 10, 1919 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Edwin M. and Gertrude (Swift) Eaton.


Bachelor of Arts, Stanford University, 1942.


With, Guarantee Savings & Loan Association, Fresno, California, 1946-1987; vice president, Guarantee Savings & Loan Association, 1950-1956; president, Guarantee Savings & Loan Association, 1956-1986; also Chairman of the Board, Guarantee Savings & Loan Association chairman Northern California group, Glendale Federal Bank, Fresno, since 1987. Director Federal Home Loan Bank, San Francisco, 1964-1970, Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corporation Investment Corporation, Milwaukee, Pacific Gas & Electric Corporation. Board directors Station KVPT Public television Broadcasting, Fresno, Glenfed, Inc., Grundfos Pumps Corporation.


President Fresno Zoological Society, 1967-1968. Member Fresno City Board Education, 1958-1966,president, 1959-1962. Chairman of the Board Governors Fresno Regional Foundation, 1972-1979.

Yosemite National Institutions, 1986-1990. Trustee Fresno Community Hospital, 1965-1981, vice chairman Fresno State College Foundation, since 1969, Junior Achievement, 1951-1985, California Museum Foundation, 1970-1980. Member of advisory board Fresno State College, 1965-1975.

Chairman, Board Of Directors Fresno Metropolitan Museum, 1980-1986. Chairman National Parks Adv.Bd. Western Region, 1972-1979.

Captain Army of the United States, 1942-1946. Member California Savings and Loan League (president 1959-1960), United States Savings and Loan League (president 1970-1971), California Chamber of Commerce (director 1977-1989), Chamber of Commerce Fresno City and County (president 1967), Natural History Association (director) 1977-1979), California Nature Conservancy (board directors since 1991), Stanford Alumni Association (president 1975-1976), Beta Gamma Sigma, Lambda Alpha.


Married Virginia Stammer, April 21, 1950. Children: William L., Joan E., John W.

Edwin M. Eaton

Gertrude (Swift) Eaton

Virginia Stammer

John W. Eaton

Joan E. Eaton

William L. Eaton