Clarence Walker Barron

Barron, Clarence Walker (bârˈən) [key], 1855–1928, American financial editor, b. Boston. He worked on the Boston Daily News, then on the Evening Transcript, and in 1887 founded the Boston News Bureau, to supply financial news to brokers. In 1897 he founded the Philadelphia News Bureau and in 1901 became publisher of the Wall Street Journal. Barron's Financial Weekly was founded by him in 1921. His notes of conversations with leading financiers, edited by Arthur Pound and S. T. Moore, are published as They Told Barron (1930) and More They Told Barron (1931).

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