John Cotton Dana

About John Cotton Dana

Birth Day: August 19, 1856
Birth Place: Vermont
Birth Sign: Leo

John Cotton Dana Net Worth

John Cotton Dana net worth and salary: John Cotton Dana is a Activist who has a net worth of $500 million. John Cotton Dana was born in in August 19, 1856. He devoted his life to making public libraries more accessible and useful to users, as well as promoting reading.
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💰 Net worth: $500 million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

He devoted his life to making public libraries more accessible and useful to users, as well as promoting reading.

Before Fame

After studying law he became the director of the Denver Public library, which he made among the first to allow visitors to browse without librarian oversight.

Trivia

At the Newark Public library in New Jersey he instituted one of the first foreign-language literature sections, and decorated it with paintings from American artists.

Family Life

He was born in Woodstock, Vermont.

Associated With

Like him the author Daniel Boorstin, as a Librarian of Congress, helped to promote reading.