Keith Murdoch

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Birthday
12, 1885
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Oct 4, 1952 (67)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
12, 1885
Birthplace
Australia
Death Date
Oct 4, 1952 (67)

About

Father of multi-billionaire Rupert Murdoch who was a journalist for The Age in Australia who attempted to work in London but his speech impediment cost him a job with the Pall Mall Gazette.

Before Fame

He lost out to Charles Bean for the position of official Australian World War I correspondent but was soon hired as a managing editor for the Melbourne Herald.

Trivia

During the 1930s, he was knighted and became a trustee of Victoria's museums and galleries.

Family Life

He was married to Elisabeth Greene from 1928 until he departed.

Associated With

His grandson James Murdoch became CEO of 21st Century Fox.

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