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 John Eaton Hunt

John Eaton Hunt

Birth
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Death 12 Jun 1986 (aged 78)
Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Burial Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA
Plot 2nd.144
Memorial ID 49440310 · View Source
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Fairfield Daily Ledger
Friday June 13, 1986

John Hunt

John E. Hunt, member of a pioneer Fairfield industrial family, died Thursday at 11 p.m. at his home at 407 S. Main. He was 78.

Graveside services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. in Evergreen Cemetery with Dr. John Howard, Rockford, Ill., officiating. Visitation will be held after 5 p.m. today at the Raymond Funeral Home.

For many years, Hunt was chief executive officer of the Fairfield Glove Co., now Fairfield Line, Inc. After he retired from active management, he continued to serve the company as chairman of the board.

Hunt was born Feb. 16, 1908 in Fairfield, the son of Fred Lamson Hunt and Elizabeth Eaton Hunt. He was a 1926 graduate of Fairfield High School and a 1930 graduate of Parsons College. He was married to Ruth Butler April 10, 1943.

Surviving are his wife; one son, Fred Hunt, Fairfield; and two granddaughters.

Hunt was a captain in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. He was a past president of the Fairfield Manufacturers Association and the Iowa Manufacturers Association.

He was a long-time member of the board of trustees of Parsons College. He also served on the boards of the Iowa State Bank and Trust Co., and the Iowa Malleable Iron Co. He was also a member of the First Presbyterian Church, the Fairfield Golf and Country Club and Abracadabra.


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  • Created by: Richard K Thompson
  • Added: 8 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49440310
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Eaton Hunt (17 Feb 1908–12 Jun 1986), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49440310, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Fairfield, Jefferson County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Richard K Thompson (contributor 46900770) .