Eaton (surname)

Eaton is a surname, and may refer to:

;Academics
*Amos Eaton, scientist and educator
*Nathaniel Eaton, the first schoolmaster of Harvard College

;Arts
*Charles Warren Eaton, American landscape artist
*Edith Maude Eaton, author
*Gerald Eaton, Canadian singer
*Mary Emily Eaton (1873-1961), botanical artist
*Shirley Eaton, actress
*William J. Eaton, American journalist
*Winnifred Eaton, a Canadian author
*Wyatt Eaton, a Canadian-American portrait painter

;Business
*Cyrus S. Eaton, a Canadian financier, industrialist and philanthropist
*Hubert Eaton, an American businessman
*Joseph O. Eaton, founder of the Eaton Corporation
*Robert James Eaton, Chairman of the Chrysler Corporation
*Timothy Eaton, founder of the Eaton's department store chain
**Eaton Family, family and descendants of Timothy Eaton

;Public service
*Charles Aubrey Eaton, clergyman and politician
*Dorman Bridoman Eaton, a U.S. civil service reformer
*Fred Eaton, mayor of Los Angeles
*John Eaton, U.S. Senator and Secretary of War, 1800s
*Robert G. Eaton, a politician and cabinet minister in Ontario
*Theophilus Eaton, first governor of New Haven Colony, Connecticut
*William Eaton, a United States Army soldier during the Barbary Wars
*William W. Eaton, a politician from Connecticut

;Sports
*Adam Eaton, baseball player
*Aileen Eaton, boxing promoter
*Chris Eaton, a UK tennis player
*Mark Eaton, NHL hockey player
*Mark Eaton, NBA basketball player
*Stephen Eaton, an Australian paralympic athlete

;Other
*Warren Samuel Eaton, aviator


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