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Peter Winston Harland

Peter Winston Harland was British publishing executive. Named Campaigning Journalist of the Year, National Press Awards, 1968. Former chairman Amersham & Chesham Bois Choral Society; member Thame (England) Urban District Council, 1962-1965; secretary Chiltern Christian Trust.

Background

  • Harland, Peter Winston was born on October 19, 1934 in Shipley, England. Son of Lawrence Winston and Rita Doreen (Harrison) Harland.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History with honors, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, England, 1956.

    Career

    • Deputy editor Chatham News, United Kingdom, 1952-1958. Sub-editor Northern Echo, Darlington, United Kingdom, 1958-1960, The Daily Telegraph, Manchester, 1960, Oxford (England) Mail, 1961-1965. Editor Yorkshire Evening Press, York, England, 1965-1966, Telegraph & Argus, Bradford, England, 1967-1973.

      Managing editor Times Newspapers Ltd., London, 1973-1981. Managing director Bookwatch Ltd., Amersham, 1982—2003. Judge National Press Awards, 1970-1973.

      National president Guild of Editors, United Kingdom, 1970-1971.

    Works

    • Co-author: Race and the Press, 1970.

    Religion

    Denomination: Anglican

    Membership

    Former chairman Amersham & Chesham Bois Choral Society. Member Thame (England) Urban District Council, 1962-1965. Secretary Chiltern Christian Trust.

    Personality

    Interests

    Singing.

    Connections

    • Married Jennifer Sutcliffe, May 6, 1961. Children: Deborah Joy Margaret, David Winston.
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    Born October 19, 1934
    Died June 7, 2005
    (aged 70)
    • 1956
      Sidney Sussex College
    • 1952 - 1958
      Deputy editor Chatham News
    • 1958 - 1960
      sub-editor Northern Echo
      Darlington, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1960
      sub-editor Northern Echo
      Manchester, United Kingdom
    • 1961 - 1965
      sub-editor Northern Echo
    • 1965 - 1966
      editor Yorkshire Evening Press
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1967 - 1973
      editor Yorkshire Evening Press
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1973 - 1981
      managing editor Times Newspapers Limited
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1982 - 2003
      managing director, Bookwatch Limited
      Amersham, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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