Profession: Steel Magnate
Why Famous: One of the most powerful financiers in the American Midwest. He funded and helped organize the first Pugwash Conference on World Peace and nuclear disarmament in 1957.
- 1955-07-13 Industrialist Cyrus Eaton first offers to host a conference on dangers of nuclear weapons in Pugwash, Nova Scotia
- 1957-07-08 First Pugwash Conference, the "Thinkers Lodge" held on nuclear disarmament at Pugwash, Nova Scotia, Canada, founded by Joseph Rotblat and hosted by Cyrus Eaton