DUTTON Family Outline Descent Tree(s) (ODT)
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DUTTON, Clarence Edward
[1841-1912] – American geologist
He was graduated at Yale in 1860 and took a post-graduate course, 1861-62. In 1862 he joined the 2lst Connecticut volunteers, served as 1st lieutenant, adjutant and captain respectively, and saw service at Fredericksburg, Suffolk, Va., Nashville and Petersburg. He gained admission to the U.S. armor as 2d lieutenant in the ordnance corps through a competitive examination, Jan. 29, 1864, receiving promotion to the rank of 1st lieutenant, March 7, 1867, captain, June, 1873, and major, May 1, 1890. While stationed at the Watervliet arsenal, Troy, N.Y., in 1865 he began the study of geology and technology of iron, which he continued for several years. He was transferred to the Frankfort arsenal in 1870 and to the Washington arsenal in 1871. He served under Maj. John W. Powell, in his survey of the Rocky mountain region, 1875-77; was with the U.S. geological survey on the higher plateaux of Central Utah, and in 1877-80 in the Grand Cañon district. He studied volcanic phenomena in the Hawaiian islands, 1882, and subsequently in the volcanic fields of northwestern North America. He continued his investigations in New Mexico in 1884 and in the coast range in California, Oregon and Washington, 1885-88. He was on various other surveys until 1891 when he was assigned to the command of the San Antonio arsenal and appointed ordnance officer of the department of Texas. In 1886 he prepared a monograph concerning the causes of the Charleston earthquake. He was elected a member of the National academy of science in 1884, and a member of various other learned bodies.
DUTTON, Edward Payson
[1831-1923] – American publisher
Noted for distribution in America of the "Everyman" series of reprints of English-language classics. He was a member (1852-58) of the firm of Ide and Dutton, Boston booksellers, until he bought out (1858) Ide's interests and reorganized the firm as E. P. Dutton and Company, of which he became president. In 1864 he acquired the retail business of Ticknor and Fields at Boston. He also took over the General Protestant Episcopal Sunday School Union and Church Book Society of New York, and in 1869 moved the headquarters of his firm to New York, where it still (1954) remains. NCCN
[1796-1869] – American jurist
Grandson of Thomas Dutton who was an officer in the Revolutionary army. He was graduated from Yale in 1818, studied law, 1818-21, and was tutor at Yale, 1821-23. In 1823 he was admitted to the bar and practised at Newtown, Conn., whence he was sent to the legislature for two terms. In 1847 he removed to New Haven to accept the Kent chair of law at Yale, which he held until his death. He was a state senator, 1849-50, a member of the general assembly in 1850, judge of the New Haven county court in 1852, and governor of the state in 1854. He was also judge of the superior court and supreme court of errors, 1861-86. Yale conferred upon him the degree of LL.D. in 1822. He published: Digest of the Connecticut Reports (1883); and Swift's Digest Revised (1848). He died in New Haven, Conn., April 12, 1869.
|DUTTON, John [1596-1693] – ::> MA: Massachusetts Bay Colony (MBC) founders, the Winthrop Fleet immigrants (1630) ::> in Wintrop''s list but no more is known DUTT1 9GGFa|
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