Clarence W. Barron

Clarence Walker Barron (July 2, 1855 – October 2, 1928) was an American financial editor and publisher who founded the Dow Jones financial journal, ''Barron's National Financial Weekly'', later renamed ''Barron's Magazine''.

He was one of the most influential figures in the history of Dow Jones. As a career newsman described as a "short, rotund powerhouse", he died holding the posts of president of Dow Jones and ''de facto'' manager of ''The Wall Street Journal''. He is considered the founder of modern financial journalism. Provided by Wikipedia