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William Allan Mcwhirter

William Allan Mcwhirter, British newspaper executive. Served in British Army, Egypt and Balkans, 1914-1918, with Ross Mountain Battery. President, London Ayrshire Society; member London Committee Scottish Council.

Background

  • Mcwhirter, William Allan was born in September 1890 in Glasgow, Scotland. Son of William and Margaret (Simpson) Mcwhirter.

  • Education

    • Education high school, Glasgow.

    Career

    • Director, Daily Record, Glasgow, 1919-1925. Editor, director Sunday Pictorial. Director Daily Mirror, Daily Mirror Group.

      Managing director Northcliffe Newspapers Ltd. Managing director Daily Mail, since 1944.

    Works

    • Author articles on political, industrial and economics subjects.

    Membership

    Served in British Army, Egypt and Balkans, 1914-1918, with Ross Mountain Battery. President, London Ayrshire Society. Member London Committee Scottish Council.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Williamson, September 1923. Children: Kennedy Graeme, Norris Dewar, Alan Ross.
    • father: William Mcwhirter
    • mother: Margaret (Simpson) Mcwhirter
    • spouse: Margaret Williamson
    • children: Kennedy Graeme Mcwhirter
    • Norris Dewar Mcwhirter
    • Alan Ross Mcwhirter
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    Born September, 1890
    Died May, 1955
    (aged 64)
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