Talk:Ronald Munro Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar

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Political influence?[edit]

At present this article begins 'Ronald Crauford Munro-Ferguson, 1st Viscount Novar, GCMG, KBE, PC (6 March 1860 – 30 March 1934), sixth Governor-General of Australia, was probably the most politically influential holder of this post.' The claim in the last clause here surely needs verification (the 'probably' particularly suggests it's just an opinion). Hasluck and Isaacs were senior ministers in Australian administrations with years of political experience before being made Governor-General. Munro-Ferguson was never a minister in the UK and just one of a number of peers with comparable personal connections who were given this office. Alethic (talk) 05:25, 27 November 2007 (UTC)

This is a copy of a public domain article written by Percival Serle before Hasluck's service (but it certainly overlooks Isaacs. All of these Serle articles need to be updated and additional services added to balance (or surplant) Serle's opionions.--Grahame (talk) 12:08, 31 March 2008 (UTC)