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Nobby Leach

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Minister of Magic from 1962-1968. Leach was the first Muggle-born Minister for Magic, whose appointment caused a number of traditionalists to resign their government posts in protest (JKR, Pm).

Nobby Leach
Gender Male
Blood Status Muggle-born
Affiliations Ministry of Magic
Profession Minister for Magic

Commentary

Etymology

nobby=fashionable, stylish
leach=To empty; drain. Synonymous with 'ooze.'

Notes

Mentioned in the third W.O.M.B.A.T. test posted on jkrowling.com (JKR).

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