Cuthbert Whitaker

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Sir Cuthbert Wilfred Whitaker (26 May 1873[1]-1950) was editor of Whitaker's Almanack. He held the position for fifty-five years, succeeding his father Joseph Whitaker when he died in 1895, and was in turn succeeded by a nephew on his death.

He was Chairman of the City of London Food Control Committee during the Second World War, and was knighted in 1946 for services to the City of London Corporation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Who's Who in local government, 1935
  • F. A. Marteau, ed., Who's who in press, publicity, printing, 1939
  • News Chronicle obituary clipping, 1950.