Brian DeQuincey Newman Biography And Net Worth, Funeral, Condolences, Age, Wife, Kids, Nationality, Family

Brian DeQuincey Newman Biography

Brian DeQuincey Newman, known by his birth name, is a former lawyer  from Columbia. In 2010, he was elected to the City Council, where he made history as the youngest member to serve at that time. Prior to his political career, Newman worked as a legal professional.

The District 2 position became vacant following the retirement of E.W. Cromartie, who was compelled to step down after pleading guilty to federal tax evasion charges. The seat was later occupied by him. 

Educational Background

Newman’s academic achievements include degrees from Morehouse College and the University of South Carolina School of Law, as detailed in his professional profile featured on a website dedicated to his legal career. In 2013, he embarked on his own entrepreneurial journey, launching his very own business venture.

Age – How old Is Brian DeQuincey Newman

Brian DeQuincey Newman, who used to be a member of the Columbia City Council, died when he was forty years old. As a former councilman for Ward 2 in Columbia, he had served the community with dedication and commitment.

On the evening of Tuesday, Newman passed away, as reported by multiple sources. At the age of 27, he made history by becoming the youngest individual to ever serve on a city council. During his career, he had the opportunity to work for the solicitor’s office for the fifth circuit, where he served as a prosecutor.

Brian DeQuincey Newman Career

In 2010, he was elected to serve as a municipal councilman, marking their first term in office. Following his successful re-election to a full council term in 2012, he maintained his position until the conclusion of the term in 2015.

Newman gained recognition for his legal expertise in Atlanta and Columbia. He also served as a member of the city council in both cities, showcasing his commitment to public service. As a young legal professional, he began his career as an assistant prosecutor in the esteemed office of the 5th Circuit Solicitor, where he gained valuable experience and honed his skills in the legal field.

Newman’s family has a strong legal background, with his father, Clifton Newman, and sister, Jocelyn Newman, both serving as circuit judges for the state courts. As of the moment, no official statement has been released regarding the funeral arrangements.

His Death

Seth Rose was the one who verified the report of the death. Seth Rose, a Democratic representative who serves Columbia in the state legislature, was reportedly overcome with emotion upon receiving news of Newman’s passing on Tuesday evening.

Rose is also a distinguished attorney and former member of the Richland County Council, first crossed paths with Newman during their time as law students at the esteemed University of South Carolina.

Rose reported that he engaged in a telephone conversation with Newman at approximately 12:45 p.m. on Tuesday.

Brian DeQuincey Newman death

“The abrupt and unexpected demise of my good friend Brian DeQuincey Newman has left me in a state of tremendous sadness.”

Rose stated. “We met each other while we were both attending law school. We were colleagues at the Solicitor’s Office for the 5th Circuit during our time there. While we were both serving in public office, we were even able to represent some of the same neighborhoods in different capacities.

“He was more to me than just a close friend and a respected attorney. He was also someone I looked up to professionally. I shall miss him because, at his core, he was a nice person.

Brian DeQuincey Newman CONDOLENSES

  1. Yvonne Ortiz on March 3, 2023 at 12:06 pmRest In Peace to Mr. Brian Newman. 🕊 To those who will feel his loss forever, please accept my sincere condolences.
  2. The Moore Family Washington DC on March 2, 2023 at 10:29 pmTo Brother Brian’s Parents, Siblings, Family, and Friends: Please know that we are Praying for you at this time of sorrow and the days ahead. We’re so very sorry for your loss.May Mr. Newman Rest In Peace 🕊️Honorable C. Newman thank you so much Sir for the outstanding representation this week.
    Servant of God!
  3. Linda on February 26, 2023 at 2:07 pmDear Newman Family,So sorry for you loss.Brian has just stepped into another room and is waiting for you to join him.
  4. Viveka Bizzell-Palmer on January 12, 2023 at 11:10 amMy deepest condolences to the Newman Family. Brian was a bright light in a world of shadows. His vibrant personality and YOLO perspective on life helped me through challenging times. I will miss him.
  5. Beth Bernstein and Rip Sanders; Kathryn Cavanaugh and Lowell Bernstein on January 10, 2023 at 4:38 pmDear Newman Family,Our deepest condolences are with you during this difficult time. The service yesterday was a beautiful tribute to an amazing man. We will continue to keep you in our prayers.With love,
    Beth Bernstein and Rip Sanders
    Kathryn Cavanaugh and Lowell Bernstein
  6. Leslie & April Nesmith and family on January 10, 2023 at 4:03 pmTo the Newman Family
    We are sending our prayers and heartfelt condolences during this difficult time. May the memories you all share bring comfort, smiles and peace for the times ahead. We will continue to keep you all in our prayers.
  7. Robert Hawk on January 10, 2023 at 2:04 pmBrian was a great man, gone way too soon. I know he will be missed tremendously. My condolences to the Newman family. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
  8. Huline & Lee Goodman on January 10, 2023 at 12:25 pmSorry for the loss of your love one. Please accept our sincere sympathy and prayers.
  9. EJ & Mary P. Miles Newby on January 9, 2023 at 11:35 pmFrom: EJ & Mary P. Miles Newby
    To: The Newman Family
    We were so sad to hear the news of the passing of Dear Brian. We are so sorry for your loss. We will cherish the fond memories we have of Brian. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. We are here for you, if you need anything. Don’t hesitate to contact either Mary or me, if you need to talk to someone during this difficult time.With Love & Blessings,EJ & Mary
  10. Clarence Dollison on January 9, 2023 at 6:07 pmI remember Brian when he was a child, and he always seem so very happy and smiling. I am sincerely saddened by his sudden passing, and we pray that God give the rest and the peace that we all seek. My heart is hurting!
  11. Genova Benson on January 9, 2023 at 5:02 pmRest In Peace “Mr Brian Newman”! My Sincerest Condolences to The Newman Family! Great And Loving Family!
    Genova Benson and Family!
  12. Sharon Thompson on January 9, 2023 at 4:29 pmTo the Newman family
    My sincerest condolences and prayers to you and your family ❤️‍🩹
  13. Sandy Castor on January 9, 2023 at 4:00 pmMy heartfelt condolences to the Newman family on the loss of their son, brother, and cousin. Brian will truly be missed. His ability to always make a memory out of each moment demonstrated his zeal for life. Thank you sharing him with us. Rest Well!
  14. Samuel Jones on January 9, 2023 at 3:50 pmI would like to send my condolence to Newman Family. I will keep family in my thought and pray. Family always remember Psalm 121. I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. Family always remember all of your help cometh from the Lord. Sending God blessed to all.
  15. Kirk & Gloria Hackenberg on January 9, 2023 at 3:28 pmDear Mr &Mrs C. Newman and family. Our deepest and sincere condolences from your neighbors Kirk and Gloria Hackenberg. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers, may god give you strength during this difficult time. God bless you all.
  16. Darryl Earley II on January 9, 2023 at 2:34 pmSending love and light to the Newman family. I attended Spring Valley High with Brian and have fond memories of him during that time. In speaking with others who knew him from our high school days, there was always a shared sense of pride in watching one of our own “make it”. He left an imprint on not only our city, but our hearts as well and he will be missed.Thank you Brian for your service to our city and fly high!
  17. Aniha Davis on January 9, 2023 at 1:59 pmMy thoughts and prayers are with the Newman family.
  18. Jessie & Veronica Cooper on January 9, 2023 at 1:53 pmTo the Newman Family:As you go through this difficult time, remember that you are so love.
  19. Samantha Williams on January 9, 2023 at 11:28 amBrian was a friend to many and a stranger to none. Always the calm head of reason, he was a pleasure to know and love. I pray God grants his perfect peace to all the people that had the pleasure of being close to Brian. I also pray for His understanding and grace to his Mother, Father, brother, and sisters. This grief will never be easy, but trust in the Lord and take your tears and anguish to Him.
  20. Kristina Cooper Castillo on January 9, 2023 at 11:04 amMy heartfelt condolences to the Newman Family. Brian exuded kindness, and he will be greatly missed.
  21. Christopher NMN Haggray on January 9, 2023 at 10:45 amTo the Newman Family, Our prayers are with you’ll .. Allow God to process you as he will comfort and heal you everyday… Brian is and will always be your Angel…. It will be a process, each and everyday. Brian grew up around my family, admired through High School and College and in the workplace of his father….. We Love the Newman Family and will miss Brian….. My prayers are with you’ll each and everyday..
  22. Jamie E. Wilson on January 9, 2023 at 10:37 amTo the Newman Family,Philippians 4:7:“And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”I am incredibly sorry to hear of your loss. I will continue to keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
  23. Creighton Fletcher on January 9, 2023 at 10:23 amDear Newman Family,
    I want to extend my condolences and pray that you find strength daily in God’s grace. during this tough time. I will miss Brian’s YOLO responses when texting him about things to do when traveling. I will continue enjoying my life daily as he always did.With Love and Sympathy,
  24. Haley Hubbard on January 9, 2023 at 10:18 amJudges Newman and Family – I am so sad to hear of Brian’s passing, and I am deeply sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of meeting Brian when I started law school, and I remember him being kind and encouraging. I pray for your strength, healing, and peace during this difficult time and in the days ahead.
  25. Moyer McCoy on January 9, 2023 at 9:59 amMy heartfelt condolences to the entire Newman Family. I pray that you all are able to find strength and peace and light through the love and memories of Brian that you shared in the days of ahead.
  26. Randy and Alisa Hood on January 9, 2023 at 9:55 amJudge Newman and familyMy wife and I are so very sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. There are simply no words we can think of to adequately express comfort in a time like this in your lives. We are lifting you up in prayer. Blessings to all of you in your journey forward.
  27. Tiffany Spann-Wilder on January 9, 2023 at 9:04 amJudges Newman, Ms. Pat & Family – I am so sorry to learn of your loss. Hold to God’s unchanging hand HE will carry you through. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I know this is a difficult time, just know that GOD IS.
  28. Annejanet Harp on January 9, 2023 at 8:37 amMy deep heartfelt condolences to the Newman family and my long time friend Ms. Virginia Newman. Praying for you that the Holy Spirit of the Lord will be your Comforter.
  29. Sandra Harris on January 9, 2023 at 7:51 amI am so sorry for your loss. Sending sincere condolences and prayer to the Newman Family.
  30. From the family of the late Stephen Willie Peay Jr. on January 9, 2023 at 6:15 amTo The Newman FamilyWe extend our condolences. May you find strength daily in God’s love, peace, and grace. May the memories of Brian be in your hearts forever.With Loved and Sympathy
    From the family of the late
    Stephen Willie Peay Jr.

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