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Daniel R. Noyes


Centurion, 1899–1908

Full Name Daniel Rogers Noyes

Born 10 November 1836 in Lyme, Connecticut

Died 13 April 1908 in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Buried Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York

Proposed by John Crosby Brown and Henry E. Howland

Elected 4 February 1899 at age sixty-two

Century Memorial

Daniel Rogers Noyes had been a member of our Association for nine years when he died at the age of seventy-two [sic: seventy-one]. He was born in Connecticut and trained to business on the basis of a sound general education. Early in his career he identified himself with the throbbing life of the northwest and during nearly half a century was a foremost citizen of St. Paul. A staunch Presbyterian, he won the affections of men in every church and a moving tribute was paid to him by Archbishop Ireland. His activities as a public man embraced ecclesiastical, charitable and educational work of every kind. In all these he displayed the qualities of devoted helpfulness, of strength and unswerving principle, of gentle breeding and business probity which create enduring trust and love in a great community. His bounty was munificent in money and in sympathy: he lives in his works and friendships.

William Milligan Sloane
1910 Century Association Yearbook