British Commonwealth of Nations: The Chair

COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)

For the third time in succession, the Rt. Hon. Montagu Collet Norman was elected to "the Chair" (Governorship) of the Bank of England.

Mr. Norman, who is 54 years of age, recently visited the U. S. (TIME, Oct. 20) on a mission that was widely held to be connected with Britain's mooted return to a gold-standard currency. The Governor, who is an Eton man and served through the South African War before he became interested in finance, is as silent as a whole graveyard. Neither U. S. nor...

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