Eaton, Frank B. (Portland)

Eaton, Frank B. ( -1938)


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1887: “CAMERA CLUB. This club, which was organized about a year ago, held a meeting Wednesday night in Dr. F. B. Eaton’s office, and elected the following officers: Frank Woolsey, president; W. F. Woodward, secretary; and W. W. Bretherton, corresponding secretary. Several new members were admitted. The object of this club is to foster and encourage amateur photography.” Oregonian, 24 July 1887 pg. 3, col. 2.

1938: “DR. FRANK EATON, EX-RESIDENT, DIES. Practice of 30 Years Here by Specialist Recalled. Glendale, Cal., Oct. 11 (AP)- Dr. Frank Eaton, for 30 years an eye, ear and nose specialist in Portlad, Or., died in the Windsor hospital here Monday, following a stroke of paralysis. He was 87 years old.

Educated at Cornell and in Vienna, Dr. Eaton was an authority on the eye disease trachoma, doing work on it for the government in the southern states a quarter of a century ago. He also practiced in San Francisco before he came here to retire. <ed note- the meaning is that he went to San Francisco to work before he came to Glendale to retire>

Dr. Eaton held degrees from Johns Hopkins and the University of California, as well as from Cornell.

Two daughters, Miss Helen Eaton of Hollywood ad Mrs. W. Waldo Safholm, Glendale, and a son, Joseph, of Hollywood, survive.

Dr. Frank B. Eaton was recalled here Tuesday by veteran members of the medical profession. He left here to practice in California in 1910. He was an associate of Dr. D. A. J. McKenzie, once dean of the University of Oregon medical school.” Oregonian, 12 October 1938