Reginald Nicholson

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Reginald Nicholson

Reginald Nicholson (15 July 1869 – 27 April 1946)[1] was an English Liberal Party politician.

He was elected at the 1918 general election as a Coalition Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for Doncaster in the West Riding of Yorkshire.[2] He was Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Under-Secretary of State for Air from 1919 to 1920,[3] but was defeated at the 1922 general election by the Labour Party candidate Wilfred Paling, and did not stand again.[2]

Nicholson was the son of the William Norris Nicholson and his wife Emily. He was educated at Charterhouse, and later became Traffic Manager of the Bengal-Nagpur Railway. He was Manager of The Times newspaper from 1911-15.[3]


  1. ^ "Historical list of MPs: constituencies beginning with D, part 2". Leigh Rayment's House of Commons pages. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 513. ISBN 0-900178-06-X. 
  3. ^ a b "Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1922". London: Dean & son. Retrieved 14 January 2010. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Charles Nicholson, Bt
Member of Parliament for Doncaster
Succeeded by
Wilfred Paling