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F. E. Smith
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Letter (24 November 1924), quoted in Lord Reading (1967) by H. Montgomery Hyde, p. 382.
F. E. Smith
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Letter to Lord Reading (March 1925), as quoted in Lord Reading (1967) by H. Montgomery Hyde, p. 387.
F. E. Smith
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Quoted in F.E. : The Life of F. E. Smith First Earl of Birkenhead (1933) by Frederick Second Earl of Birkenhead, 1959 edition, Ch 9.
F. E. Smith
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Quoted in F.E. : The Life of F. E. Smith First Earl of Birkenhead (1933) by Frederick Second Earl of Birkenhead, 1959 edition, Ch 9.
F. E. Smith
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Quoted in A Politician Must Watch His Wit by Clayton Fritchley inThe New York Times Magazine (3 July 1960), p. 31.
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Born: July 12, 1872

Died: September 30, 1930 (aged 58)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Statesman

Bio: The Rt Hon. Frederick Edwin Smith, 1st Earl of Birkenhead, GCSI, PC, KC, best known to history as F. E. Smith, was a British Conservative statesman and lawyer of the early 20th century. He was a skilled orator, noted for his staunch opposition to Irish nationalism, his wit, pugnacious views, and hard living and drinking.

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