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William Francis Casey
William Francis Casey

(1884-05-02)2 May 1884
Cape Town, Cape Colony
Died20 April 1957(1957-04-20) (aged 72)
London, England
EducationTrinity College, Dublin
OccupationJournalist and editor
Spouse(s)Amy Gertrude Pearson-Gee

William Francis Casey (2 May 1884 – 20 April 1957) was a journalist and newspaper editor, notably spending most of his working life employed by British newspaper, The Times. He first took employment as a sub-editor shortly before World War I, remaining with the paper until 1952.[1] He was educated at Castleknock College and Trinity College Dublin.


  1. ^ Robbins, A. P., "Casey, William Francis (1884–1957)", rev. Marc Brodie, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 Accessed 29 April 2014.
Media offices Preceded byRobert Barrington-Ward Deputy Editor of The Times 1941–1948 Succeeded byDonald Tyerman Preceded byRobert Barrington-Ward Editor of The Times 1948–1952 Succeeded byWilliam Haley