Walter Jerrold (1865 - 1929)
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English writer, biographer and newspaper editor. Walter Jerrold (1865-1929) was born in Liverpool but spent most of his life in London, where he followed a literary career. Starting work as a clerk in a newspaper counting-house, he went on to become deputy editor of The Observer. He edited many classic texts for the newly founded Everyman’s Library, he wrote biographies, he produced stories for children under the name of Walter Copeland.
Born: 1865 in Liverpool