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Colin Reith Coote

Colin Reith Coote, British journalist. Decorated Companion Distinguished Service Order, 1918, Legion of Honor, 1956, Knight Batchelor, 1962. Served with the Gloucester Regiment, 1914-1918, the French 26th Infantry Division France and Italy, 1917-1918.

Background

  • Coote, Colin Reith was born on October 19, 1893 in Fenstanton, Huntingdonshire, England. Son of Howard and Jean Reith (Gray) Coote.

  • Education

    • Student, Rugby School, 1911. Bachelor, Balliol College, Oxford, 1914.

    Career

    • Member Paliament, 1917-1922. Rome Corresponent The Times, 1922-1925. Parliamentary sketch writer, 1927-1930.

      Times leader-writer, 1930-1942. Deputy editor Daily Telegraph, 1942-1950, managing editor, 1950-1964.

    Works

    Membership

    Served with the Gloucester Regiment, 1914-1918, the French 26th Infantry Division France and Italy, 1917-1918.

    Connections

    • Married Amalie Marinus, March 29, 1946.
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    Born October 19, 1893
    • 1911
      Rugby School
    • 1914
      Balliol College
    • 1917 - 1922
      Member, Paliament
    • 1922 - 1925
      Rome Corresponent The Times
    • 1927 - 1930
      Parliamentary sketch writer
    • 1930 - 1942
      Times leader, -writer
    • 1942 - 1950
      deputy editor Daily Telegraph
    • 1950 - 1964
      deputy editor Daily Telegraph