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Reith, John Charles Walsham, first Baron Reithlocked

(1889–1971)
  • Ian McIntyre

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Reith, John Charles Walsham, first Baron Reith (1889–1971), first director-general of the BBC, was born on 20 July 1889 at Stonehaven, Kincardineshire. He was the youngest of the seven children of the Revd Dr George Reith (1842–1919), a minister of the Free Church of Scotland...

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