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 William Robb Eaton

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William Robb Eaton

Birth
Pugwash, Cumberland County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Death 16 Dec 1942 (aged 64)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot Blk 60
Memorial ID 11261197 View Source
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U.S. Congressman. Immigrating to the United States with his parents in 1878 and later settled in Denver, Colorado, in 1881. There he was employed as a bank clerk, (1889-1901), engaged in the warehouse business (1901-09) and served in Troop B, First Squadron Cavalry, National Guard of Colorado, (1898-1904). He graduated from the law department of the University of Denver, in 1909; was admitted to the bar and commenced to practice law in Denver, Colorado. He was deputy district attorney of the second judicial district (1909-13) and a member of the Colorado State Senate, (1915-18, 23-26). In 1929, he was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first and Seventy-second Congresses, serving until 1933. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed the practice of law until his death a day before his 65th birthday.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Originally Created by: Eric Crow
  • Added: 29 Jun 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11261197
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/11261197/william-robb-eaton : accessed ), memorial page for William Robb Eaton (17 Dec 1877–16 Dec 1942), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11261197, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .