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Montagu Collet Norman, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere

Norman, Montagu Collet, 1st Baron Norman of St. Clere, 1871–1950, English financier. He was governor of the Bank of England from 1920 to 1944, a tenure of office that broke all tradition. He long favored the gold standard, first supporting its retention and later its return. Norman was raised to the peerage in 1944.

See biographies by Sir Henry Clay (1957) and A. Boyle (1968).

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

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