Berry, William Michael
Born: May 28, 1911 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 89 years of age.
1911 - Michael Berry was born on the 28th of May. British newspaper businessman.
1933 - Graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Bachelor of Arts degree.
1934 - He was editor of the Glasgow Sunday.
1937 - He was managing editor of the Financial Times.
1938 - He gained the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the service of the City of London Yeomanry.
1944 - He gained the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.
1945 - He was invested as a Member, Order of the British Empire (M.B.E.).
1948 - He wrote and published the book Party Choice.
1954 - He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, with a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree.
- He was chairman and editor-in-chief of the Daily Telegraph.
1963 - He married Lady Pamela Margaret Elizabeth Smith, daughter of Sir Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead and Margaret Eleanor Furneaux.
1968 - He was director and deputy chairman of London Weekend Television.
- He was created Baron Hartwell, of Peterborough Court in the City of London on January 19th.
1992 - He wrote and published the book William Camrose, Giant of Fleet Street.
1995 - He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baronet Berry on February 15th.
2001 - William Michael Berry died on 3rd of April at the age 89.
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