Barrington-Ward, Robert McGowan

Barrington-Ward (1891-1948), journalist, was educated at Westminster School, Balliol College, Oxford, and Lincoln's Inn. In 1913 he joined The Times and became editorial secretary in 1914. In 1919 he went to the Observer as assistant editor. In 1927 he returned to The Times as an assistant editor and chief leader-writer; after 1928 he and the editor (Geoffrey Dawson ) were responsible for the treatment of foreign affairs in the paper. He became deputy editor in 1934 and editor in 1941.

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Source: DNB .


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