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TitleColegate; Sir; William Arthur (1883-1956); Knight; politician and businessman
Ref NoCOLL MISC 0741
LevelCollection
Date1905-1917
Extent2 volumes
Admin Biographical HistorySir William Arthur Colegate 1883-1956. Sir Arthur Colegate was educated at University College London and went on to become a civil servant before becoming a director of Brunner Mond and Co until 1927. He was also a director of British Overseas Stores Ltd and president of the Industrial Property Committee of International Chamber of Commerce 1925-1929. He was the Conservative MP for the Wrekin division of Shropshire 1941-1945 and the Conservative MP for the Burton division of Staffordshire 1950-1955. Sir Arthur Colegate was also a Fabian Society member and a research assistant to the Webbs.
DescriptionDiaries covering his life during the period 1908-1917:
Volume 1. 26th October 1905-24th April 1908.
Volume 2. 25th April 1908-21st January 1917.
Copyright TypeCopyright holder unknown
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