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  1. Reginald McKenna (6 July 1863 – 6 September 1943) was a British banker and Liberal politician. His first Cabinet post under Henry Campbell-Bannerman was as President of the Board of Education, after which he served as First Lord of the Admiralty.

  2. 19 de abr. de 2024 · Reginald McKenna was a British statesman who, as first lord of the Admiralty, initiated in 1909 a battleship construction program that gave Britain a considerable advantage over Germany in capital-ship strength at the beginning of World War I.

    • The Editors of Encyclopaedia Britannica
  3. Scope and Contents. The collection includes: personal papers, particularly on McKenna's property and financial affairs; a small amount of material on the 1907 Education Bill; a large amount of correspondence and papers from McKenna's tenure as First Lord of the Admiralty; some Home Office correspondence; speeches and correspondence from McKenna ...

  4. 7 de abr. de 2009 · A biography of Reginald McKenna, a prominent Liberal politician who held various offices in the early twentieth century, including Chancellor of the Exchequer and First Lord of the Admiralty. The book explores his role in naval defence, economic policy and the Great War, as well as his complex personality and political identity.

    • Christopher Godden
    • 2009
  5. 18 de nov. de 2007 · McKenna's presence at the hub of political life in the first half of the century is now clear: in the radical Liberal governments of 1905–16, where he acted as a lightning conductor for the party; during the war, where he served as the Prime Minister's deputy and the principal voice for restraint in the conduct of the war; and as ...

    • Martin Farr
    • 2004
  6. Reginald McKenna, 1863–1943, British politician and banker. Elected to Parliament as a Liberal in 1895, he entered the cabinet as president of the board of education in 1907. As first lord of the admiralty (1908–11), he increased the rate of battleship construction and thus helped to ensure Britain's naval supremacy at the outbreak (1914 ...

  7. Extract from a petition from suffrage supporters to the Secretary of State for the Home Office, Reginald McKenna, asking him to give suffrage prisoners the status of political prisoners and put...