Thomas Jones (civil servant)

Welsh civil servant and educationalist (1870–1955)

Thomas Jones, CH (27 September 1870 – 15 October 1955) was a British civil servant and educationalist, once described as "one of the six most important men in Europe", and also as "the King of Wales" and "keeper of a thousand secrets". Jones served as Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet for nearly twenty years, under four different Prime Ministers.

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  • Where was Michael Collins during the Great War? He would have been worth a dozen brass-hats.
    • As quoted by James Mackay in Michael Collins: A Life (1996), p. 161

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