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Henry Griffin Eaton


Henry Griffith Eaton

Eaton, Henry Griffin. b. December 22, 1909, Santa Monica, California; Parents Frederick Eaton (1855-1934) and his second wife, Alice Viets Slosson Eaton (1876-1964), Brother Frederick Eaton (1907-1992), and five step-brothers and sisters; Attended Commonwealth College where he was elected student body President in 1935; Single; Organizer for the International Labor Defense; CP;  Received Passport# 25342 San Francisco on March 8, 1937 which listed his address as 831 Mont Rose Avenue, South Pasadena, California;  Sailed March 5, 1937 aboard the Britannic; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 3, Section 1; Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3, Commissar; Killed in action September 3, 1937, Belchite; Eaton’s father was a former Mayor of Los Angeles; The Los Angeles Chapter of the VALB was named the Henry Eaton Chapter;  An ammunition box at Belchite was labelled "The Henry Eaton Company" for the 2nd Company of the Lincoln Brigade (Milly Bennett notes).


Source: SACB; Americans and Canadians; Washington; Milly Bennet Notes; Clipping, Los Angeles Times, October 7, 1927; Ancestry, Find-a-Grave# 88264968.

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