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William Allan Mcwhirter

newspaper executive

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