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William Norman Birkett

Death: February 10, 1962 (78)
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Son of Thomas Birkett, of Nithsdale, Co Lancaster and Agnes Birkett
Husband of Ruth Birkett
Father of Michael Birkett, 2nd Baron Birkett

Managed by: Michael Lawrence Rhodes
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About Norman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett

William Norman Birkett, 1st Baron Birkett, PC, QC (6 September 1883 – 10 February 1962) was a British barrister, judge, politician and preacher who served as the alternate British judge during the Nuremberg Trials.

Birkett received his education at Barrow-in-Furness Grammar School. He was a Methodist preacher and a draper before attending Emmanuel College, Cambridge in 1907, to study theology, history and law. Upon graduating in 1910 he worked as a secretary and was called to the Bar in 1913.,_1st_Baron_Birkett

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