John Eaton

John Henry Eaton (1790 - 1856)

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John Henry Eaton
Born in Halifax County, North Carolina, USAmap
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[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Washington, D.C.map
[children unknown]
Died in Washington, District of Columbia, USAmap
Profile last modified | Created 14 Nov 2014
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Categories: Halifax County, North Carolina | Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, District of Columbia | US Senators from Tennessee | US Ambassadors to Spain | US Secretaries of War | Florida Territory Governors | Namesakes US Counties | American Notables.

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Preceded by
12th Secretary of War
Peter Buell Porter




Preceded by
1st Territorial Governor

William Pope Duval




Preceded by
George W. Campbell
John Eaton
13th United States
Secretary of War
US Secretary of War
1829—1831

2nd Governor of
Florida Territory
Seal of Florida Territory
1834—1836

US Senator (Class 1)
from Tennessee
[1]
Seal of the US Senate
1818—1821; 1821—1829
Succeeded by
14th Secretary of War
Lewis Cass




Succeeded by
3rd Territorial Governor

Richard K. Call




Succeeded by
Felix Grundy

Biography

  • Eaton County, Michigan is named in his honor.

Sources

  1. Legislature failed to elect successor on time, vacant March 4, 1821 – September 27, 1821 when re-elected; resigned to become U.S. Secretary of War, vacant March 9, 1829 – October 19, 1829 when successor elected.

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