Sir William Linton Andrews (27 May 1886 – 27 September 1972) was a British journalist and newspaper editor.
Andrews was born in Kingston upon Hull on 27 May 1886. He was the son of William Andrews and Jeanie Leslie Andrews. He was educated at Hull Grammar School. He was married to Gertrude Douglas. He died on 27 September 1972, aged 86.
His first stint of journalism was for the Sheffield Telegraph. He worked as a journalist for a number of local newspapers. He became editor of the Leeds Mercury from 1923 until it merged with the Yorkshire Post in 1939. He then succeeded Arthur Mann as editor of the Yorkshire Post.
Andrews was knighted in 1954.
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