UNIVERSITY of GLASGOW

The Corresponence of James McNeil Whistler
Home > On-line Edition > Biography

Frederick Greenwood, 1830-1909

Nationality: English
Date of Birth: 1830.03.25
Place of Birth: London
Date of Death: 1909
Place of Death: London ?

Identity:

Frederick Greenwood was an author, journalist and editor.

Life:

Greenwood started his journalistic career as a contributor to newspapers and magazines and soon graduated to the editorship of the Queen in 1861. Later he became joint editor of the distinguished review, the Cornhill, with George Henry Lewes, and on Lewes's departure in 1864, sole editor. Subsequently Greenwood was appointed editor of the newly founded newspaperPall Mall Gazette. However, when the paper was taken over by Henry Yates Thompson 1880 and its politics shifted to a Liberal agenda, Greenwood left with other staff members to edit the St James Gazette. Greenwood's association with the paper ceased in 1888 after disagreements with its proprietor. Greenwood also published biography and criticism, notably The Life of Napoleon the Third (1855).

Bibliography:

Dictionary of National Biography, on-line edition (accessed 9 June 2004); Who's Who, 1898, London 1898.