Allan Macgregor Smith

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Sir Allan Smith KBE MP (19 May 1871 – 21 February 1941) was a British Conservative Party politician. He was the MP for Croydon South 1919–1923.

Smith was born in Glasgow, the second of eight children.[1] Educated at Glasgow University, he qualified as a solicitor, and during the First World War, successfully negotiated labour with trade unions to successfully meet munitions supply.[2]

He was made a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire in the 1918 Birthday Honours.[2]


  1. ^ Rodgers, Terence. "Smith, Sir Allan MacGregor (1871-1941), employers' leader and politician". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Sir Allan Smith". The Times. The Times Digital Archive. 24 February 1941. p. 7. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Ian Malcolm
Member of Parliament for Croydon South
Succeeded by
William Mitchell-Thomson