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Harold Campbell's brilliant career: Youngest newspaper proprietor

By Ben Carr
Updated December 1 2023 - 12:01pm, first published 11:30am
H.E.O Campbell (sitting) poses for a photo with the Australian golf team in December 1935 before a tour of the United States. Picture by The Sydney Morning Herald
H.E.O Campbell (sitting) poses for a photo with the Australian golf team in December 1935 before a tour of the United States. Picture by The Sydney Morning Herald

Harold Edward Ostler Campbell bought his first newspaper after winning ten pounds in a Tattersalls sweep at the age of 22, becoming the youngest newspaper proprietor in NSW at the time.

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