John Charles Kirkpatrick McNaught (
March 23, 1902-1970) was a Canadian radio broadcaster and writer. He was an announcer for CBC Radio and a host on CBC Televisionin the 1950s and 1960s. He was best known by the professional pseudonym James Bannerman; he also used a variety of other pseudonyms in his work as an author, critic and screenwriter.
He was born in
Toronto, Ontario, and educated at Upper Canada Collegeand the University of Toronto. He was briefly married to writer Gwethalyn Grahamin the early 1930s.
Following his death in 1970, his widow Emily donated many of his papers and journals to
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
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