D. M. Sutherland

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David Macleod Sutherland (24 June 1875 – 13 December 1951) was a British journalist and editor. Born in Edinburgh, he attended George Watson's College and University of Edinburgh. He was the London editor of the Manchester Daily Dispatch before assuming the editorship of the Sheffield Daily Telegraph. He was named editor of Evening Standard in 1914 and served in that capacity for a year, leaving to take over as editor of the Pall Mall Gazette. Sutherland was the last editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, serving in that position until the newspaper was incorporated into the Evening Standard in 1923. He then left journalism to become the Secretary and Director of Propaganda for the Anti-Socialist and Anti-Communist Union.[3]

D. M. Sutherland
Born24 June 1875[1]
Edinburgh, Scotland
Died13 December 1951 (1951-12-14) (aged 76)
Midhurst, Sussex[2]
EducationUniversity of Edinburgh
OccupationJournalist, editor
Spouse(s)
Dorothy Dehane
(m. 1908)
ChildrenOne daughter

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1875 SUTHERLAND, DAVID MCLEOD (Statutory registers Births 685/1 1007)". Scotland's People. National Records of Scotland and the Court of the Lord Lyon.
  2. ^ England & Wales, Civil Registration Death Index, 1916-2007
  3. ^ Who was Who, 1951-1960, p. 1060.
Media offices
Preceded by
James A. Kilpatrick
Editor of The Evening Standard
1914–1915
Succeeded by
Arthur Mann
Preceded by
James Louis Garvin
Editor of Pall Mall Gazette
1915–1923
Succeeded by
Position abolished