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Dana Dwight Barnum

engineering company executive.

Dana Dwight Barnum, American engineering company executive. Member N.E. Association Gas Engineers, American Gas Association, American Standards Association (president, 1936-1937 and 1938), Society of Gas Lighting (New York), Beta Theta Pi, Theta Nu Epsilon.

Background

Barnum, Dana Dwight was born on August 15, 1872 in Bethel, Connecticut, United States. Son of William H. and Lydia (Alvord) Barnum.

Education

Mechanical Engineering, Stevens Institute Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey, 1895.

Career

Draftsman, E. W. Bliss & Company, Brooklyn, New York, 1895. Chemist, Worcester Gas Light Company, 1895-1896. Superintendent of distribution, same company, 1896-1902, superintendent, 1902-1909, general manager, 1909-1912, president, 1915.

Began with Boston Consolidated Gas Company, 1917, president, 1921-1937. Now associated with War Department Price Adjustment Board, Washington, District of Columbia.

Membership

Member N.E. Association Gas Engineers, American Gas Association, American Standards Association (president, 1936-1937 and 1938), Society of Gas Lighting (New York), Beta Theta Pi, Theta Nu Epsilon.

Connections

Married Mary Caroline Munroe, October 23, 1900.

father:
William H. Barnum

mother:
Lydia (Alvord) Barnum

spouse:
Mary Caroline Munroe