Frank P. Easton, painter and auctioneer, was born in Concord, N.H., in 1844; removed with his parents to Cass County, Mich. In 1862 enlisted in Co. I., 4th Mich. Cav.; was in several important battles; was discharged in Sept., 1864, on account of injuries received from being thrown from a horse; returned to Mich. and became a member of the firm of Eaton Bros. & Co., carriage and wagon manufacturers, at Dowagiac. In 1867, he engaged in traveling for a Chicago house, which he continued until 1871; then settled at Dunlap, Ia., and engaged in farming in Harrison township for three years, and in 1874 was appointed deputy sheriff, under J.J. Peck; was also constable, marshal and street commissioner of Dunlap. He is a member of J.G. Shattuck’s detective association of Dubuque, Ia. He was married Dec. 17th, 1868, to Florence Thomas, at Dowagiac, Mich. He is a member of the I.O.O.F. lodge.
Biographical Sketch of Frank P. Easton
MLA Source Citation:History of Western Iowa: Its Settlement and Growth. Sioux City: Western Publishing Company. 1882. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 20 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/iowa/biographical-sketch-of-frank-p-easton.htm - Last updated on Aug 3rd, 2012
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