Baron Layton, of Danehill in the County of Sussex, is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom. It was created in 1947 for Sir Walter Layton, a prominent economist, editor and newspaper proprietor. He was editor of The Economist from 1922 to 1938. As of 2010[update] the title is held by his grandson, the third Baron, who succeeded his father in 1989.
Barons Layton (1947)
- Walter Thomas Layton, 1st Baron Layton (1884–1966)
- Michael John Layton, 2nd Baron Layton (1912–1989)
- Geoffrey Michael Layton, 3rd Baron Layton (b. 1947)
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