Norris McWhirter

Social activist, Author

1925 – 2004

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Who was Norris McWhirter?

Norris Dewar McWhirter, CBE was a writer, political activist, co-founder of the Freedom Association, and a television presenter. He and his twin brother, Ross, were known internationally for the The Guinness Book of Records, a book they wrote and annually updated together between 1955 and 1975. After Ross's assassination by the Provisional Irish Republican Army, Norris carried on alone as editor.

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Born
Aug 12, 1925
Winchmore Hill
Siblings
Spouses
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • Trinity College, Oxford
  • Marlborough College
Lived in
  • Enfield
  • London
Died
Apr 19, 2004
Kington Langley

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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