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Charles Prestwich Scott

(1846-10-26)26 October 1846
Died 1 January 1932(1932-01-01) (aged 85)
Alma mater Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Occupation Journalist, editor
Spouse(s) Rachel Cook (1874–1905)
Children Madeline Scott
Laurence Scott
John Russell Scott
Edward Taylor Scott

Charles Prestwich Scott (26 October 1846 – 1 January 1932), usually cited as C. P. Scott, was a British journalist, publisher and politician. Born in Bath, Somerset, he was the editor of the Manchester Guardian (now the Guardian) from 1872 until 1929 and its owner from 1907 until his death. He was also a Liberal Member of Parliament and pursued a progressive liberal agenda in the pages of the newspaper.

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