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William Berry
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Born in Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales
Born on 23rd of June 1879
Died on 15th of June 1954

Born 1879. Died 1954 - Welsh newspaper proprietor. (Viscount Camrose)


In 1901 founded with his brother The Advertising World. Acquired Sunday Times in 1915. During 1920s gained control of more than 100 national and provincial publications. Managing director of Daily Telegraph in 1928. Made a peer in 1941.

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