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Edward Mauger Iliffe

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Edward Mauger Iliffe, 1st Baron Iliffe, GBE (17 May 1877 – 25 July 1960) was a British newspaper magnate, public servant and Conservative Member of Parliament.

After his father died in 1917, he and his brother expanded the business and Edward ultimately became president and the principal proprietor of the Birmingham Post and the Birmingham Mail and owner of the Coventry Evening Telegraph and the Cambridge Daily News. Iliffe was also Chairman of Iliffe and Sons, a Director of London Insurance and a Member of Lloyd's as well as Deputy Chairman of Allied Newspapers Ltd. He was also part owner of the Daily Telegraph together with Lord Camrose and Lord Kemsley (a partnership dissolved in 1937).

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