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Charles Hill
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Born in Islington, London
Born on 15th of January 1904
Died on 22nd of August 1989

Born 1904.. Died 1989 - Physician, politician and broadcaster.

Won a scholarship to Trinity College, Cambridge. Became the BBC’s first “Radio Doctor” during WWII. Elected Liberal MP for Luton in 1950. Became Postmaster General in 1955 and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (1957-61). Appointed chairman of the Independent Television Authority in 1963 and chairman of the BBC in 1967, retired from the BBC in 1972.

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