|Occupation Botanist, professor|
Name Daniel Eaton
Employer Yale University
|Born September 12, 1834 (1834-09-12) Fort Gratiot, Michigan|
Died 1895, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Books The ferns of North America
Education Harvard University, Yale University
Similar People Robert Ridgway, Clarence King, James Hall, William Henry Harvey, John Cassin
Daniel Cady Eaton (September 12, 1834 – June 29, 1895) was an American botanist and author. After studies at the Rensselaer Institute in Troy and Russell's military school in New Haven, he gained his bachelor's degree at Yale College, then went on to Harvard University where he studied with Asa Gray. He then went back to Yale in 1864, where he was a botany professor and herbarium curator. Eaton is the grandson of Amos Eaton.
He also worked in Utah, contributing to the US-Mexican Boundary Survey and various geological surveys.
Partial list of species named by D. C. Eaton:
ReferencesDaniel Cady Eaton Wikipedia
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