Arthur Wareham

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Arthur Wareham (24 April 1908–10 May 1988[1]) was a British newspaper editor.

Wareham attended Queen's College, Taunton, then entered journalism with the Western Morning News. In 1935 he moved to the Daily Mail, rising to become editor in 1955.[2] As editor, he reversed the drive of previous editor Guy Schofield to imitate the Daily Telegraph, instead taking the paper in a more populist direction.[3]

He was replaced as editor in 1959 and left the newspaper the following year to found a public relations company, Arthur Wareham Associates Ltd.[2]


  1. ^ "Wareham, Arthur George", Who Was Who
  2. ^ a b Mervyn O. Pragnell and Ann Patrick Rogers, The International Year Book and Statesmen's Who's Who (1985)
  3. ^ S. J. Taylor, "The Reluctant Press Lord", Daily Mail, 5 March 1998
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Preceded by
Guy Schofield
Editor of the Daily Mail
Succeeded by
William Hardcastle