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D. Newton Barney


Centurion, 1895–1936

Full Name Danford Newton Barney

Born 10 January 1859 in Berlin, Connecticut

Died 23 February 1936 in Farmington, Connecticut

Buried Riverside Cemetery, Farmington, Connecticut

Proposed by Russell Sturgis and William Bailey Faxon

Elected 2 February 1895 at age thirty-six

Century Memorial

Danford Newton Barney was the type of man who was by instinct a successful company executive. His particular field of service was with the electric light industry of Hartford, with which he was associated during forty-four years. But he was also director or manager in the banking, insurance and hospital organizations of his city, and with the New Haven Railroad. He served in the Connecticut state Senate, and was a generous giver to public institutions.

Alexander Dana Noyes
1937 Century Association Yearbook