Sir Norman Fenwick Warren Fisher succeeded Sir John Bradbury as Permanent Secretary to the Treasury in 1919 and was the only other person in that position to sign Treasury notes. He was born in 1879 and graduated from Oxford University. Despite early failure to get int the Indian Civil Service and the Royal Navy, he worked his way up through the Treasury, not only becoming Permanent Secretary, but also the first ever Head of the Home Civil Service. He is credited with making much needed reforms and increasin the importance of the Treasury. He retired in 1939 and died in 1948.
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