Sir Eric Campbell-Geddes


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Sir Eric Campbell-Geddes (26 September 1875 – 22 June 1937) was a British businessman and Conservative politician. He served as First Lord of the Admiralty between 1917 and 1919 and as the first Minister of Transport between 1919 and 1921.

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During the First World War Geddes was one of the "men of push and go" brought into government service by ... more »

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  • ''We will get everything out of her that you can squeeze out of a lemon and a bit more.... I will squeeze her until you can hear the pips squeak.''
    Eric, Sir Geddes (1875-1937), British Conservative politician. speech, Dec. 9, 1918, the Guildhall, Cambridge, England. Said of German war reparat...
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