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John Henry Eaton
Birth: Jun. 18, 1790
Scotland Neck
Halifax County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 17, 1856
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

U.S. Senator. He attended the University of North Carolina, (1803-04), studied law, was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Franklin, Tennessee. He was a member of the Tennessee State House of Representatives, (1815-16). In 1818, he was elected as a Democratic Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of George W. Campbell, reelected as a Jackson Republican to the Senate in 1821 and as a Jacksonian in 1826, serving until 1829. He was appointed Secretary of War by President Andrew Jackson, (1829-31). He was Territory of Florida Governor, (1834-36 ands Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary to Spain, (1836-40). (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Margaret O'Neale Eaton (1799 - 1879)
  Myra Lewis Eaton (1788 - 1814)*
 
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Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: North Hill, Lot 79
GPS (lat/lon): 38.91432, -77.05851
 
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Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 02, 2002
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