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EDGAR TREVELYAN STRATFORD DUGDALE (22 July 1876 – 14 October 1964) was a translator, completing the first English translation of Mein Kampf . He gained the rank of Captain in the Leicestershire Yeomanry and held the office of Justice of the Peace
Justice of the Peace
.

The first English translation of Mein Kampf
Mein Kampf
was an abridgment by Edgar Dugdale, who started work on it in 1931, at the prompting of his wife Blanche. When he learned that the London publishing firm of Hurst and that Dugdale is credited as translator in the U.S. edition, while the British version withheld his name. Both Dugdales were active in the Zionist movement ; Blanche was the niece of Lord Balfour , and they wished to avoid publicity.

In 1934, Dugdale published a biography of the British diplomat Maurice de Bunsen , who had died two years earlier.

FAMILY

His daughter Frances married Sir James Fergusson, 8th Baronet of Kilkerran.

REFERENCES

* ^ http://wiki.scotlandonair.com/index.php?title=James_Fergusson

* The Peerage entry

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