Hugh Chisholm

– Called to the bar at the Middle Temple in 1892
– Worked as assistant editor for The St Jamess Gazette from 1892
– Appointed editor of The St Jamess Gazette in 1897
– Joined The Standard as chief leader-writer in 1899
– Moved to The Times in 1900 to co-edit the 10th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica

– Edited the 11th edition of the Encyclopædia Britannica, completed in 1910
– Planned and edited the Britannica Year-Book in 1913
– Appointed day editor of The Times in 1913
– Became a director of The Times company in 1913
– Served as financial editor throughout World War I

– Married Eliza Beatrix Harrison in 1893
– Had three sons together
– Son Archibald Chisholm played a key role in the development of the oil industry in Kuwait
– Son Archibald Chisholm was editor of the Financial Times from 1937 to 1940

– Hamilton, N. Chisholm, Hugh (1866–1924). Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
– Foster, Joseph (1888–1892). Chisholm, Hugh. Alumni Oxonienses: the Members of the University of Oxford, 1715–1886
– Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1922). Chisholm, Hugh. Encyclopædia Britannica. Vol.30 (12thed.)
– Archibald Chisholm. The Times. No.64507. 4 December 1992. p.21.
– The Times, 30 September 1924, p 14, Issue 43770, Col d. Obituary of Chisholm

Potential Editorship of The Times:
– Lord Northcliffe promised Chisholm the post of editor of The Times in 1911
– However, the promise was not fulfilled and Geoffrey Dawson continued as editor until 1919
– Chisholm fell out with Lord Northcliffe eventually
– Chisholm was appointed a director of The Times company in August 1913
– Chisholm resigned in 1920 to work on the editorship of the 12th edition of the Encyclopædia BritannicaSources: