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Rennie, Sir John Shaw (1917–2002), colonial governor and international civil servant

Linda Melvern

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2009 |
Published online January 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/88699

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Rennie, Sir John Shaw (1917–2002), colonial governor and international civil servant, was born in Cathcart, Glasgow, on 12 January 1917, the only son of John Shaw Rennie, an electrical engineering draughtsman, and his wife, Sarah, née Dick. He was the great-grandson of Thomas Rennie...

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Subjects: Diplomatic History ; International Relations ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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