Brig.-Gen. E.B. Macnaghten
|Chairman of the Shanghai Municipal Council|
April 1930 – April 1932
|Preceded by||Harry Edward Arnhold|
|Succeeded by||A.D. Bell|
|Born||11 September 1872|
|Died||21 November 1948 (aged 76)|
Macnaghten was born 11 September 1872 in India, the son of William Hay Macnaghten and Alice Ellen Brander. He was educated at Wellington College, Berkshire and the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich, where he was awarded the Sword of Honour.
Macnaghten was commissioned in the Royal Artillery in November 1894. He served in India (1894–1896), West Africa (1898–1899), South Africa (1900–1902), Somaliland (1903–1904), India (1905–1909), England (1910–1914) and in France during World War I where he was awarded two brevets, CMG, DSO, Croix de Guerre and eight mentions in dispatches. He rose to the rank of Colonel.
He joined British American Tobacco in Shanghai, China. From 1930 to 1932 he served as Chairman of the Shanghai Municipal Council. He was also President of the United Services Association and the St Andrew's Society.
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- Macnaughten's entry in Men of Shanghai and North China.
- Macnaghten's entry in Men of Shanghai and North China.
- "- Person Page 50702". thepeerage.com. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
- Macnaghten's entry in Men of North China and http://www.thepeerage.com/p50702.htm
- Armorial families : a directory of gentlemen of coat-armour (Volume 2), p270
- Picture of Macnaghten in military uniform
- Picture of McNaghten in 1937 arriving for a meeting of the Nanshi Supervisory Committee Meeting
- Picture of Macnaghten at an Armistice Day ceremony at the Shanghai cenotaph in 1939
- Article about and picture of plaque unveiled by Macnaghten in Shanghai in 1931