John Fox Seaton was a merchant in the City.

He had a brother, Edwin McAllister Seaton, who was also a member of the Lodge, and succeeded him in the chair.

He was initiated in March 1879 and progressed through the offices to be installed as as Worshipful Master in February 1887. He became Director of Ceremonies from 1893 to 1903.

He resigned in October 1911 and was immediately elected as an Honorary Member. He died in February 1914.

He was a member of the Regiment.