Edward Hulton

Edward Hulton (Baronet)
Birth and death
1869 - 1925
Profession details
Newspaper Proprietor
Related place
Alistair Grant

Edward Hulton, Baronet (1869-1925), Newspaper Proprietor, Hulton inherited a group of popular newspapers from his father, including the Sporting Chronicle (1871), the Athletic News (1875), and the Sunday Chronicle (1885). Taking control in the mid-1890s, he initiated a rapid expansion of the group by adding the Manchester Evening Chronicle (1897) and the Daily Dispatch (1900). In 1915 Hulton bought the London Evening Standard for £50,000. After acquiring the Evening Standard Hulton moved from Manchester to Downside near Cobham in 1919, and died there on 23rd May 1925.

  • Top
  • Privacy and cookies