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Walter, John

Richard D. Fulton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/28637

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Walter, John (1776–1847), newspaper proprietor and politician, was born at Battersea on 23 February 1776, the second son of John Walter (1739?–1812), printer and founder of The Times, and Frances Landen. He was educated at the Merchant Taylors' School, and at fourteen was apprenticed to ...

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Subjects: UK Politics ; Journalism

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