Humphrey Mitchell

Humphrey Mitchell

Humphrey Mitchell was the Minister of Labour (1941-50). Japanese Controls Cabinet Committee, Japanese Claims Committee and Cabinet Committee on Japanese Questions.
See RG25 (Department of Labour).


Regularized NameHumphrey Mitchell


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