March 27, 1926|
|Died||November 22, 2006(aged 80)|
|Occupation||Magazine editor and publisher|
|Awards||Motorcycle Hall of Fame (1999)|
He served in the Philippines in the United States Army during World War II, after which he purchased a Norton ES2 motorcycle and became a photographer for Motorcyclist. This became a position as editor at the magazine working as associate editor for 90 days in 1950, then hired permanently in 1953. He sold Motorcyclist to Petersen Publishing in 1972 and retired in the early 1970s.
- "Dealernews Co-founder, Motorcycle Hall-of-Famer Bagnall Dies". Dealernews. November 28, 2006. Retrieved 2007-01-30.
- "Former Editor and Publisher of Motorcyclist Dies", Motorcyclist, February 2009
- "A Century of Motorcycling: 100 Years of Motorcyclist Magazine", Motorcyclist, September 2012, retrieved 2013-03-13
- Bill Bagnall at the Motorcycle Hall of Fame
- Richard Parks (2007), Say Goodbye to Bill Bagnall, Hot Rod Hotline, retrieved 2013-03-13
- Robert Lachman (May 14, 1988), "Swap Meets Offer Gadgets Galore", Los Angeles Times, retrieved 2013-03-13
- Dealer's page, Bagnall's Camera Expo, retrieved 2013-03-13
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