Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr.

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Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr.

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Birthplace: Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 1929 (69)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Rep. Daniel M. Barringer (W-NC) and Elizabeth Barringer
Husband of Margaret Barringer
Father of Brandon Barringer; Richard Barringer; Daniel Moreau (Reau) Barringer; Sarah Hart; John Paul Barringer and 3 others
Brother of Lewin Weathered Barringer

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About Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr.

Daniel Moreau Barringer (May 25, 1860 – November 30, 1929) was a geologist best known as the first person to prove the existence of an impact crater on the Earth, the Meteor Crater in Arizona. The site has been renamed the Barringer Crater in his honor.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Barringer_(geologist)

https://www.ncpedia.org/biography/barringer-daniel-moreau-0

Also Princeton Class of 1879.

Article including a plaque at the meteor site, including the names of all his children: http://www.meteorite-times.com/Back_Links/2004/November/Jims_Fragme...

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Daniel Moreau Barringer, Jr.'s Timeline

1860
May 25, 1860
Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States
1899
June 11, 1899
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1906
Wayne, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States
1909
May 3, 1909
Pennsylvania, Wayne, United States
1916
October 2, 1916